Ashton Carter Totally Fine With Joe Biden Whispering Softly Into His Wife’s Ear

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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 17:  Ashton Carter (R) makes remarks after he was sworn in as U.S. Secretary of Defense as his wife Stephanie (2nd L)  Vice President Joe Biden (L) listen February 17, 2015 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Carter has become the 25th U.S. Secretary of Defense.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Totally chill.Photo: Alex Wong/2015 Getty Images

Vice President Joe Biden is a known lover of whispering in women’s ears, but what do his colleagues make of the fact that he seems exceedingly comfortable invading their wives’ personal space? Well, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter doesn’t mind at all! 

I laughed,” Carter told Today when asked about his reaction to that viral moment. “They know each other extremely well. We’re great friends of the Bidens.”

We somehow doubt Orrin Hatch’s granddaughter feels the same way.