Former US Vice President Joe Biden indicates that he may challenge President Donald Trump in 2020, saying he is “not closing the door” on this option.
Biden made the remarks in an interview with NBC News on Monday while promoting his new book, “Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose.”
“I honest-to-God haven’t made up my mind about that,” Biden, who is turning 75 later this month, told NBC journalists. “I’m not closing the door. I’ve been around too long, and I’m a great respecter of fate, but who knows what the situation is going to be a year-and-a-half from now.”
In a separate interview with Oprah Winfrey a day earlier, Biden said, “I’m —thank God right now — in awful good health,” he said. “But I don’t know what things are going to be two years from now.”
Biden is a strong critic of Trump and his leadership style. He has accused his administration of misunderstanding and misrepresenting the…