Biden isn't ruling out 2020 run for president

"I had planned on running for president and although it would have been a very hard primary, I think I could have won", Mr Biden told a crowd at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, earlier this year.

Former Vice President Joe Biden left the door open for a White House run in 2020, Fox Business reported.

Asked if he planned to stand next time around, Biden said his main priorities were getting his family "back together" following Beau's death from brain cancer. "Would I? Probably not".

Biden, the former Vice President under President Obama, appeared to be leaning to making another run for president during the finance conference at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.

Speaking about Hillary Clinton's surprise November defeat to Donald Trump, Biden said, "I never thought she was a great candidate".

"We're pleased that Joe Biden will join us on one of the most significant days in our medical center's history", Gold said.

"I had a lot of data and I was fairly confident that if I were the Democratic party's nominee, I had a better than even chance to becoming president", Biden said.

Biden also talked about working with Mr. Obama for almost a decade, saying they often disagreed on tactics and even had their share of "shouting matches".

Public Policy Polling found that Trump would lose Biden by a margin of 54 percent to 40 percent.

The former Vice President also couldn't resist taking a jab at one of his previous colleagues, Hillary Clinton.

Biden would be nearly 78 if he chose to run in the next presidential election cycle in 2020.

Biden admitted that the Obama administration "made mistakes" and that he and Obama would often disagree on tactical issues, even having "shouting matches" at times.

Still, Biden praised his commander-in-chief, saying Obama was "absolutely, totally competent;" someone who took the job "extremely seriously".

"Could I? Yes", he said.

"It was the best decision I ever made", he said.

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