Joe Biden is always full of surprises and faux pas and now he has stated that, “I’m going to run in 2020,”
When pressed Papa Joe said, “Yeah, I am…yeah, I am. We’re going to run again!”
After FIRMLY declaring this to a group of reporters at the Capitol Monday, Biden backed away saying, “I’m not committing not to run. I learned a long time ago fate has a funny way of intervening.”
Gotta love Joe! He’s like a box of chocolates and you never know what you are going to get!
Fox News reports:
Biden was on Capitol Hill to preside over the Senate as it cleared away procedural hurdles to a biomedical research bill he’s supporting. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., got the Senate to rename a portion of the bill after the vice president’s son Beau, who died of brain cancer last year.
Biden’s possible entry into the 2016 presidential race was a subject of intense will-he-or-won’t-he speculation. He ultimately decided last October not to challenge eventual Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
The vice president previously sought the Democratic nomination in 1988 and 2008. He suspended his first campaign in September 1987 after becoming embroiled in a series of plagiarism controversies. In 2008, Biden ended his bid for the Democratic nomination after the Iowa caucuses and later endorsed then-Sen. Barack Obama.
No matter what happens over the next four years, Biden just gave himself front-runner status and something for the Democrats to raise money with. This also places the horrific Hillary fail behind them. On many levels, it is a very smart move.
Biden, even with his foot in mouth disease, is a rather likeable guy. I don’t agree with him much, but I like him.
But Biden will turn 77 in 2020 and he is not a woman. He, while being a rather decent choice, totally goes against the liberal dream of placing a woman in the White House and shattering that glass ceiling.
Whatever the case, with the DNC and the party in shambles, they definitely needed a distraction and Biden just gave them that for sure! Who knows what the next year will hold. It surely won’t be boring!
With everyone soooo serious lately – how about a little comic relief?
The Flipside with Michael Loftus makes fun of Joseph Clancy, the head of the secret service. This is one of the funniest skits I have ever seen. With Barack Obama heading out the door, maybe the Secret Service will finally get their act together! If not, Donald Trump will have to say, “You’re Fired!”
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