Former Vice President Joe Biden said in an interview aired on Sunday that he did not rule out a presidential race in 2020 and He hopes to make a decision before the end of the year.
Biden previously left the door open for a presidential campaign in 2020 but gave a new and expansive account of his thinking to Reverend Al Sharpton in MSNBC's "PoliticsNation." "
" I really hope other people improve, "Biden said." I think we have some really good people. "… I have to go knowing that it is … there is someone who can do it and can win because we have to win We have to win in 2020. "
Biden said he is still struggling to recover from the 2015 death of his son Beau at 46 years of brain cancer. In an interview with ABC in December, Biden said it could be a year before he is ready to make a decision.
"It takes time to return," he said. "Look, no man has the right to say: 'Help me to be president', unless I can look at you and say: You have all my heart, all my soul, all my passion, all my attention "And I know I have to make that decision before the end of the year."
Sharpton put pressure on Biden: "He's not saying no"
"No, no, me." M no, "he replied. "I've been honest about this, if the Almighty Lord, Al, came down and said:" The nomination is yours now, you have to accept it now, "he would not."
"But," Sharpton interrupted, " You say: "Sir, check yourself before the end of the year".
"Exactly," said Biden.