Biden Slams NYC's 'Third-World' LaGuardia Airport in Philadelphia

Vice president makes comment in effort to highlight need to improve U.S. infrastructure.
3:00 | 02/06/14

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Transcript for Biden Slams NYC's 'Third-World' LaGuardia Airport in Philadelphia
Amtrak carries three passes through every one airline passenger -- in the region between Washington. Amtrak carries more crashes between new York and Boston all the -- -- Amtrak. Amtrak. Is on time 83%. Of the time in the northeast corridor compared to the airlines which are about fifty. Don't get me wrong we need the airlines we need to modernize our. Need to modernize our highways our ports and -- -- But. We also need to significantly modern modernize and track not just in the Carter -- national. Other than. Mean is a lot of your travel Barack traveled 800000 miles this is being vice president. Not -- millions of miles around the world have been almost every country in the world if I blindfolded. Someone. And took him at 2 o'clock in the morning -- airport in Hong Kong. And said we're do you think you are -- must be -- a modern airport. If I took him blindfolded took the LaGuardia Airport in New York you must think I'm must be in some Third World country. I'm John not joking. Why did we. Lead the world. Economic -- -- so long. We had the most modern infrastructure in -- world.

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