SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Vice-President Joe Biden showed cool, calm compassion when his speech was interrupted by a protester at the Democratic Convention in San Jose Saturday.
Near the beginning of his remarks a man leaped to his feet and began shouting about cellphones.READ MORE: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Eyes California Ban on High-Capacity Ammo Magazines
The protester yelled that cellphones caused the brain tumor that killed Mr. Biden’s son.
The Vice-President seemed to take it in stride telling security to “Let him go.”READ MORE: 2 Shot Near Horace Mann School in San Jose
“It’s all right, it’s okay… my son Beau would love that part,” he told the crowd. “Hey, let’s not act like Republicans.”
The crowd erupted in cheers, and the protester was led out of the room.MORE NEWS: COVID: Santa Clara County Relaxes Outdoor Gathering Rules, Says Red Tier Move May Happen Next Week
Beau Biden died last May of brain cancer.