Did Obama Urge Biden Not to Run for President?

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Joe Biden’s campaign to become the 46th president of the United States has certainly trended throughout headlines. The current frontrunner got off to a rocky start when he faced accusations of impropriety regarding his contact with women. However, Biden managed to get past this somehow and rose throughout the polls.

Over the recent weeks, the Biden has made a series of blunders on critical issues; these issues regard race, povery, truth, and even the time which he served as Obama’s vice president. These gaffes have prompted people to question Biden’s fitness to run against Trump in a general election as the frontrunner’s team attempts to run damage control.

Furthermore, new reports raise questions about whether or not former President Obama believed that Biden should run for office in the 2020 election.

Obama on Biden 2020

It seems as though the 44th president always had his doubts about whether Biden should run for office. The former vice president wanted to do so in 2016; although, Obama urged him against it, viewing Hillary Clinton as a better and more formidable candidate. Then, earlier this year, the former president told Biden, “You don’t have to do this, Joe, you really don’t.”