Biden on Clinton: 'I never thought she was a great candidate'

Biden on Clinton: 'I never thought she was a great candidate'
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenThe Hill's 12:30 Report Pence talks regularly to Biden, Cheney: report Biden moving toward 2020 presidential run: report MORE says 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGOP rushes to cut ties to Moore Papadopoulos was in regular contact with Stephen Miller, helped edit Trump speech: report Bannon jokes Clinton got her ‘ass kicked’ in 2016 election MORE was not the best candidate in the world, but she "would have been a really good president."

Speaking at the SALT hedge fund conference in Las Vegas, Biden told attendees that he believed he could have done a better job taking on President Trump on the campaign trail, CNN reported.

"I never thought she was a great candidate. I thought I was a great candidate," Biden remarked.

But that doesn't mean he thinks she was worse than Trump.

"Hillary would have been a really good president," he added.

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Biden says that the gridlock in Congress and growing frustrations at Trump could force him into the arena in 2020, but he's leaving his options open.

"The public is sick of it. ... This fever has to break," Biden said. If things don't improve, "I may very well do it," he said.

"At this point, no one in my family or I have made the judgment to run," Biden said.

Biden would be 78 in 2020 if he decided to run. Previously, Biden opted not to run in the 2016 Democratic primary after the death of his son, Beau.