Former Vice President Joe Biden took a break from fundraising to visit the Stonewall Inn, a historic gay bar in New York City.
Biden’s presidential campaign posted a video of the visit, as Biden handed out beers to patrons from behind the bar.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) June 18, 2019
“It all started here guys,” Biden said.
Other videos made the rounds on social media of the former Vice President taking selfies.
"It all started here."
Joe Biden made a surprise visit to the historic Stonewall Inn in New York, taking photos with supporters and paying for patrons' drinks. Later this month will mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. https://t.co/HzDN2ZIxAB pic.twitter.com/IRsdA8NmP9
— ABC News (@ABC) June 18, 2019
According to NBC News, Biden shook the hand of gay activist Mark Segal and said, “Thank you for your service.”
Biden’s surprise stop to the Stonewall Inn comes just three days after Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance at the same historic gay bar to celebrate Pride Month.