VP Joe Biden Not Running For President
Biden: “Democrats Should Run On Obama Record”
US vice-president Joe Biden will not seek the presidency, he announced in a surprise appearance at the White House on Wednesday.
The news capped months of speculation about whether Biden would challenge Hillary Clinton, his fellow Democratic lion, former Senate colleague and friend.
“As my family and I have worked through the grieving process,” he said referring to the recent death of his son Beau, “I’ve said all along that it may very well be that that process, by the time we get through it, closes the window on mounting a realistic campaign for president. I’ve concluded it has closed”