Hot mic catches Boehner and Biden talking about golf (video)

With $447 billion and the livelihood of millions of unemployed Americans at stake, what were House Speaker John Boehner and Vice President Joe Biden talking about before the President's jobs speech Thursday night?


A hot microphone on the podium caught the duo chatting about their golf games as they waited for the president to arrive in the House chamber.

"One day I play great, the next day I play awful," Boehner told Biden.

The two teased each other -- Boehner greeted Biden with "I'm one of those barbarians," a crack on a speech Biden gave on Labor Day in which he inferred Republicans and Tea Partiers were "barbarians at the gate."

Biden could also be heard saying, "we have a heck of a lot of work, man" before a congressional staffer informs him and the speaker that the mics were actually live.