Joe Biden opts out of 2016 presidential elections
Washington : US Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced that he will not be contesting in the upcoming presidential polls
His call has given Hillary Clinton a substantial boost to go to White House
Moments after it, Hillary tweeted and tagged Biden as a friend
“@VP is a good friend and a great man. Today and always, inspired by his optimism and commitment to change the world for the better,” Hillary tweeted.
.@VP is a good friend and a great man. Today and always, inspired by his optimism and commitment to change the world for the better. -H— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) October 21, 2015
- Currently she is leading all national polls.
It’s ultimately good news [for Mrs. Clinton] and it’s money she’s not going to have to spend on a primary,” said Bill Burton, a former Obama campaign aide.
Donald Trump, the leading Republican presidential candidate, said Biden made a good decision.
“I think Joe Biden made correct decision for him and his family. Personally, I would rather run against Hillary because her record is so bad,” he said in a tweet.