In the wide-ranging interview, his first since announcing he would not contest the presidential election, the 72-year- old Biden explained he took quite a time to take the decision.
Joe Biden’s decision puts to rest the uncertainty hanging over the Democratic primary.
Biden had spent months deliberating with his family and political advisers about a potential late entry to the Democratic primary.
“I have a very good source close to Joe (Biden) that tells me VP (Vice President) Biden will run for Prez (president),” Congressman Brendan Boyle said on Twitter yesterday.
The vice president’s political team broke its months-long silence on the subject with a letter circulated by one of Biden’s closest friends and top advisers.
David Axelrod, a longtime adviser to President Barack Obama, said Biden has ‘ceded a long head start to others,’ and making up for lost time gets harder and harder each day.
Joe Biden called Trump’s message “sick” and said the real estate mogul is denigrating a whole group of people.
“The most relevant factor in my decision is whether my family and I have the emotional energy to run,” US Vice President Joe Biden said.
In picking between Biden and Clinton, Obama would be making a choice between two of the most influential members of his administration.
However, Biden also reaffirmed US support for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, in distinction with Netanyahu.
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The US Secret Service said multiple gunshots were fired outside Joe Biden’s home in Delaware.
Biden announced $135 million in new U.S. aid for Syrian civilians, including some for Turkey.
US is promoting entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa as a way to create jobs and counter extremism.