Biden on running in 2020: 'I may very well do it'
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenDems with political experience could have edge in 2020 primary, says pollster Ford taps Obama, Clinton alum to navigate Senate hearing Trump endorses Republican candidate in key NJ House race MORE on Wednesday suggested a possible 2020 bid for the presidency, saying he "may very well do it."

"If I were offered the nomination by the Lord Almighty right now, today, I would say no because we're not ready, the family's not ready to do this. If in a year from now, if we're ready and no one has moved in that I think can do it, then I may very well do it," Biden said on ABC's "The View."

Speculation has swirled around a possible Biden challenge to President TrumpDonald John TrumpHannity urges Trump not to fire 'anybody' after Rosenstein report Ben Carson appears to tie allegation against Kavanaugh to socialist plot Five takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate MORE for months. The former vice president's latest comments mark the first time he has put a possible timeline on his consideration for running. In previous interviews, Biden has been careful not to say definitively whether he would run, but has not ruled it out. 


Biden has reportedly said in private that he sees himself as the only Democrat who could defeat Trump in 2020. Presidential candidates typically announce their campaign one to two years before the next general election. 

Biden was Delaware's longest-serving U.S. senator before entering the White House in 2009 under President Obama, who has enjoyed a surge in popularity after leaving office.