Advisers weigh the merits of a one-term pledge by the 77-year-old former vice president.
Top Biden adviser: “He’s going into this thinking, ‘I want to find a running mate I can turn things over to after four years but if that’s not possible or doesn’t happen then I’ll run for re-election.’ But he’s not going to publicly make a 1-term pledge.” https://t.co/tAUxKBh4o1
Lots of chatter out there on this so just want to be crystal clear: this is not a conversation our campaign is having and not something VP Biden is thinking about. https://t.co/mXNEnX6GrU
Biden signals to aides that he would serve only a single term https://t.co/u5flK2bxWE
According to four people who regularly talk to Biden, it is virtually inconceivable that he would run for re-election in 2024 https://t.co/qJ0OWgsLKT
If Biden doesn’t really want to be president he can always drop out and endorse someone else. This is some extreme beltway pundititis https://t.co/P44xt4KdPD
Isn’t this sort of self-evident? It will, however, make his choice of a VP even more meaningful should @JoeBiden become the nominee. https://t.co/AFQGe6Py55
The people supporting Biden already see him as an emergency Trump fix and steadying hand during crisis, so I'm not sure this is as indicting as some might think https://t.co/PbiGkpa3iI
New @RyanLizza scoop: It is virtually inconceivable that he would run for re-election in 2024, when he would be the first octogenarian president, according to four people who regularly talk to Biden. https://t.co/TRyPvozmsS via @politico
“If Biden is elected,” a prominent adviser to the campaign said, “he’s going to be 82 years old in four years and he won’t be running for reelection.” https://t.co/jPXuY3XiH2
Scoop from @RyanLizza! Biden signals to aides that he would serve only a single term https://t.co/0uziH44AXE
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