by Paul Carrel of Reuters TV; Editing by Hugh Lawson –
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat, said on Saturday he had not yet decided whether to run for president in 2020 but would do so “in the near term.”
The 76-year old would also find himself at the center of a debate among Democrats about whether their party would best be led in the November 2020 vote by a political newcomer or a seasoned veteran.
“I haven’t reached a decision,” Biden told reporters at the annual Munich Security Conference. “I’m in the process of doing that, and I will in the near term let everyone know what that decision is.”
Ken Feltman’s comment: I have written or posted several articles about Joe Biden over the years. Here is one from 2015 that may give you insight into the complex mind of a generous man who has suffered difficult personal loses: