Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHillicon Valley: Biden calls on Facebook to change political speech rules | Dems demand hearings after Georgia election chaos | Microsoft stops selling facial recognition tech to police Trump finalizing executive order calling on police to use ‘force with compassion’ The Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden campaign goes on offensive against Facebook MORE commented on basketball star Kobe Bryant’s sudden death Sunday at a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa.
Biden said he didn’t know Bryant well and “only met him a couple times.”
“It makes you realize that you gotta make every day count, every single solid day, every single day count,” he said.
.@JoeBiden reacts to the news of @kobebryant’s death at a campaign event in Des Moines
“It makes you realize you gotta make every day count.” pic.twitter.com/sYVQCSl2kp
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The presidential candidate was set to speak at Urban Dreams, a nonprofit serving the underprivileged, when the crowd was informed of Bryant’s death, with reports from NBC News saying the news led to “audible gasps.”
The audience was then led in a moment of silence.
Ahead of @JoeBiden second event at the Urban Dreams in Des Moines, the audience is led in a moment of silence after being informed of @kobebryant’s death. There were audible gasps from the crowd when they were told about his passing. pic.twitter.com/IK2MlUhLw7
— Marianna Sotomayor (@MariannaNBCNews) January 26, 2020
The former Los Angeles Lakers guard died at 41 in a helicopter crash outside of Los Angeles, according to multiple reports. The other four passengers on the helicopter also died.