Former Vice President Joe Biden took one-step closer to announcing a potential bid for the White House in 2020 this week; telling a packed crowd in Montana that he is “the most qualified person in the country to be president.”
Biden was speaking with supporters Monday when he weighed-in on a potential run against President Trump; saying issues most important to American voters are the “issues that he’s worked on his whole life.”
“I think I’m the most qualified person in the country to be president. The issues that we face as a country today are the issues that I’ve worked on my whole life,” said the former Vice President.
“No one doubts what I say; the problem is I sometimes say all that I mean,” Biden added. “The question is what kind of nation are we becoming? We can’t have four more years.”
President Trump called a potential showdown with Biden a “dream” during in an interview with CBS earlier this year; adding” “Look, Joe Biden ran three times. He never got more than 1 percent, and President Obama took him out of the garbage heap, and everybody was shocked that he did.”
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DEMOCRAT DO-OVER? Poll Shows Biden, Clinton, Sanders TOP 2020 Democratic Candidates
A new survey released by Harvard this week shows the party’s most familiar names at the top of the Democratic candidate list for the 2020 presidential election, with Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie sanders leading the pack.
The poll has Biden at the top of the list with 32% of Democratic support, followed by Clinton with 18% and Bernie Sanders with 16%.
The stunning statistics raise serious questions over who will lead the Democratic Party heading into the 2020 race for the White House and whether a younger, more progressive candidate would resonate with its liberal base.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has routinely flirted with the idea of a run against Donald Trump; refusing to answer questions over whether he was planning a potential bid for the Oval Office.
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DEMOCRAT POLL: Biden on Top, Key Issues ‘Single Payer Healthcare’ and ‘Repeal 2nd Amendment’
A stunning survey published by TargetPoint this week shed new light on the current state of the Democratic Party, with data showing former Vice President Joe Biden leading the field of potential 2020 nominees.
According to the poll, Biden leads the list of Democratic contenders with 29% of the vote followed by Bernie Sanders with 20% and Hillary Clinton with just 8%.
The survey also reveals the policy platforms most important to Democratic voters.
When asked which “of the following issues is MOST important to you,” left-leaning Americans said ‘Single Payer Healthcare’ with 37%, ‘Repealing the 2nd Amendment’ with 24%, and “Increasing funds to planned parenthood’ with 14%.
The sample size for the survey was 1,431 likely Democrats residing in Nevada, Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina.
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