Biden delivers pizza to Pittsburgh firefighters

The former vice president and Democratic presidential nominee visited Pittsburgh Fire Fighters IAFF Local No. 1 during a campaign stop


By Laura French

PITTSBURGH — Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered pizza to firefighters in Pittsburgh during a campaign stop on Monday. 

The Democratic presidential nominee visited Pittsburgh Fire Fighters IAFF Local No. 1 after speaking at the Carnegie Mellon University's Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Insititute, according to WTAE

The union wrote on Twitter that Biden thanked firefighters and other public safety personnel who worked security for his visit. 

"Thank you sir- for the pizza, and the respect & gratitude you give to all working people," the tweet read. 

In a WTAE video of the visit, a man can be heard shouting that Pennsylvania will not vote for Biden. According to the Associated Press, the man said he was a retired firefighter. 

Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden arrives with pizza as he visits Pittsburgh Fire Fighters IAFF Local No. 1 in Pittsburgh, Pa., Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden arrives with pizza as he visits Pittsburgh Fire Fighters IAFF Local No. 1 in Pittsburgh, Pa., Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

 

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