Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is an American politician who served as the 47th Vice President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented Delaware as a U.S. Senator from 1973 to 2009.
The story was that he refused the medal because the fella he tried to save -- and risked his life saving -- died, that's the beginning, middle and end. The rest of you guys can take it and do what you want with it.