Biden Golfed in Hours Preceding Hurricane

Ed Henry

Delaware was pounded by Hurricane Irene on Saturday night, but Vice President Biden got in one last round of golf in his home state before the heavy stuff started coming down, Fox News has learned.

Biden played golf at a Wilmington-area course on Saturday morning, according to two sources familiar with his schedule.

Asked directly whether Biden played golf on Saturday, Biden’s office would not comment to Fox News.

Biden’s official schedule released Friday showed him spending down time at home in Wilmington after a 10-day official trip to Asia…

…Biden was not listed on the morning conference call that included FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and “other senior members of his emergency management team,” according to a White House press release.

An evening press release from the White House said that the president had convened another conference call that this time included the vice president, Fugate, Napolitano and Energy Secretary Stephen Chu after hundreds of thousands of people lost power.

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