New York, NY (July 26, 2018) – In the wake of reports that President Trump fears a potential Presidential run by former Vice President Joe Biden, Biden exclusively tells NowThis: “I know that I’m going to stay involved with this fight.” The former Vice President refused to rule out a 2020 Presidential bid when asked by NowThis’ Senior Correspondent & Managing Editor, Versha Sharma.
Sharma: “Well, you’ve spoken a lot about obligation. Mr. Biden, do you feel any obligation to jump back into a potential race?”
Biden: “Well, I feel an obligation to stay engaged. The one thing that my son asked of me before he died was, ‘promise me, dad, you’ll stay involved.’ Because he was worried that with his loss, I would sort of turn inward. So that’s the book I wrote, Promise Me, Dad, it was about that commitment that I made to him. And I’m going to stay involved - it’s something I’ve done my whole life. Whether I run for office again, I don’t know. But I know that I’m going to stay involved with this fight.”
Footage of the interview can be viewed here.
The remarks came from an interview with both Dr. Jill Biden and former Vice President Joe Biden in St. Louis where they joined six veterans on part of Walk of America, a 1,000-mile walk across America to raise awareness for veterans and mental health issues.
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