Vice President Joe Biden was caught photobombing President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the Oval Office Monday, at which the president designated five new national monuments.
Biden was accompanied by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar (pictured at the right). The Associated Press reports on the new monuments:
The sites are Rio Grande del Norte National Monument in New Mexico; First State National Monument in Delaware; Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument in Maryland; Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Ohio; and San Juan Islands National Monument in Washington state.
Biden has long sought the site in Delaware, his home state and the only state without a national park. Designating the 1,100 acre site is the first step toward creating a national park there.
"This national monument will tell the story of the essential role my state played in the history of the United States," Biden said of the First State National Monument in a statement. "I couldn't be more proud to call Delaware home."