By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — Marty Walsh’s mom got a special Mother’s Day call from President Joe Biden this year. The Secretary of Labor and former Boston mayor stood by as Biden left a message from the White House.

The exchange was videotaped and tweeted by the president with a reminder to call your mom on Sunday.

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“I’m standing in the Oval Office with a guy who says he is your son,” said Biden. “I’m just calling to check whether that’s true.”

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“Hi ma, how are ya?” Walsh said, when Biden prompted him to chime in.

Biden continued, “Anyway, it won’t surprise you, he’s doing a hell of a job but I’ll deny having said that.”

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After Biden hangs up, Walsh said, “She’s probably sitting there not answering the phone.”

CBSBoston.com Staff