Biden launches daily news podcast

Biden launches daily news podcast
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenDemocrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration Trump thinks he could easily beat Sanders in 2020 match-up: report Biden marks MLK Day: Americans are 'living through a battle for the soul of this nation' MORE has launched a new podcast called "Biden's Briefing,” which will run weekdays and feature stories of his choosing to report and share his opinions on.

"These briefings include a range of thoughts and opinions," Biden said during one episode, according to CNN. "Some of which I agree with and some I don't, but all of which I think are important to spend some time thinking about."


"It isn't just a collection of stories I've enjoyed; it's part of a much bigger conversation," the former Delaware senator added.

"The world is changing quickly, and now more than ever we need to broaden our perspective and be better informed."

Biden's podcast comes via Ground Control, an audio startup company.

The stories chosen by the 74-year-old will come from several online publications, including BuzzFeed, MSNBC, Bloomberg, Politico, Vice and Slate.

"Biden's Briefings" is available on iTunes, Spotify, TuneIn, Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant. 

The podcast comes as speculation continues around Biden running for president in 2020. 

Biden, who has run for president twice, sits at the top of a long list of potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. 

Seventy-four percent of Democrats in a Morning Consult-Politico poll released this past summer view Biden favorably. 

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren: Trump is a 'racist bully' Poll: Oprah would outperform Warren, Harris against Trump in California Democrats continue to dismiss positive impacts of tax reform MORE (D-Mass.) was a distant second to Biden, with 51 percent of Democrats viewing her favorably. 

"I have no intention of running for president, but I'm a great respecter of fate,” Biden, who ruled out a run in 2016 after the death of son Beau, told NPR in June. 

"I don't have any plans to do it, but I'm not promising I wouldn't do it."