Ex-U.S. Vice President Biden on Instagram to Run for President in 2020

Published September 11th, 2018 - 01:00 GMT
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (Instagram)
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (Instagram)

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has returned to the popular social media platform Instagram amid speculation that he might be planning to run for president in 2020.

On Friday, Biden posted two photographs of himself and his wife, Jill, participating in a walk for injured veterans in New York. He has gathered more than 1 million followers since then.

According to different polls, Biden leads Trump by several points in a potential 2020 matchup. His blue-collar appeal has put him at the center of talk for months about whether he'll run against.

 

 

According to the Associated Press, Biden will make a decision on the race by early next year.

Biden is a strong critic of Trump and his leadership style. He has accused his administration of misunderstanding and misrepresenting the American values.

He has called Trump a “charlatan,” and accused the Republican head of state of taking advantage of frustrated middle class voters.

It seems Biden is remorseful about his decision not to run in the last presidential election, and has claimed that he could have easily defeated Trump.

Biden, a favorite for the 2016 Democratic nomination, announced his decision to not run for the White House in October 2015, cementing former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s standing as the front-runner.

The popular vice president, who lost his son Beau to cancer in May 2015, said back then that he was not emotionally prepared to take on the battle and that it was too late for him to enter the race.

Trump proceeded to pull off a historic victory against Clinton.

 

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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