Former Vice President Joe Biden thinks he’s the smartest guy in the room. Just ask him. He was interviewed by Oprah and said he regrets no running in 2016 because he was the most qualified person.
ABC News reports:
Biden: ‘I regret that I am not president,’ but ‘it was the right decision’ for family
Just over two years ago, then–Vice President Joe Biden announced that he would not run to succeed President Barack Obama in 2016. This week he admitted he regrets that he doesn’t occupy the Oval Office, given the potential he sees in the United States.
“I regret that I am not president because I think there is so much opportunity,” Biden told Oprah Winfrey in a clip from an OWN interview aired exclusively by “Good Morning America” on Thursday. “I think America is so incredibly well positioned.”
Biden, who served eight years as Obama’s vice president after 36 years in the U.S. Senate, said he did not have second thoughts, however, about the reasons he passed on the race.
“I don’t regret the decision I made because it was the right decision for my family,” he said….
Joe Biden explained that in order for people to decide whether they will run for president, they need to be able to answer two questions.
“One, do they truly believe they are the most qualified person for that moment? I believed I was,” Biden said. “But was I prepared to be able to give my whole heart, my whole soul and all my attention to the endeavor?
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Watch him run in 2020. And lose.