US Vice President Joe Biden speaks to a roundtable of game industry representatives as ESA CEO Mike Gallagher and Attorney General Eric Holder look on.

Enlarge / US Vice President Joe Biden speaks to a roundtable of game industry representatives as ESA CEO Mike Gallagher and Attorney General Eric Holder look on. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

As Republican politicians once again point a finger at violent video games as a potential cause of recent mass shootings, former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden offered a bit of a mixed message regarding his feelings on the issue.

In an interview aired on CNN Monday night, host Anderson Cooper brought up President Trump's previous statements on video games as a potential cause of real violence, noting that Biden had "kind of rolled [his] eyes" at the notion.

"I've talked about it [violent games] too," Biden responded. "It is not healthy to have these games teaching the kids the dispassionate notion that you can shoot somebody and kind of blow their brains out."

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