Biden staff traps reporter in closet during fundraiser

An Orlando Sentinel reporter is claiming that members of Vice President Joe Biden’s staff confined him in a closet at a Democratic Party fundraiser.  Drudge Report broke the news, followed by a reports from The Daily Mail and New York Daily News.  The latter reports:

Vice President Joe Biden is known for putting his foot in his mouth. Now, his staff is allegedly stuffing reporters in closets.

Florida newspaper reporter claims Biden’s staffers placed him in a storage closet last week to keep him from chatting up guests during a high-priced fundraiser.

Scott Powers, a veteran political reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, was the lone newsman assigned to cover the $500-a-head bash for Sen. Bill Nelson at the home of developer and Democratic bigwig Alan Ginsburg on Wednesday.

But when he showed up at the posh Winter Park mansion, a “low level” staffer hustled him into a storage closet and stood guard outside the door, Powers told The Drudge Report.

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