President Barack Obama surprised Vice President Joe Biden with the highest civilian honor — the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction.
VP Biden was very visibly surprised by the gesture and couldn’t hold back the tears.
Watch the incredible moment below.
JUST IN: Pres. Obama surprises an emotional VP Biden with nation's highest civilian honor, Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction. pic.twitter.com/XtqlijL29g
— Good Morning America (@GMA) January 12, 2017