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 BidenJoe Biden2020 Dems slam Trump decision on West Bank settlements Trump calls latest impeachment hearings 'a great day for Republicans' Overnight Health Care: GOP senator says drug price action unlikely this year | House panel weighs ban on flavored e-cigs | New York sues Juul MORE says 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats ask judge for quick ruling on McGahn subpoena Hillary Clinton: 'Every day Stephen Miller remains in the White House is an emergency' The Memo: Centrists change tone of Democratic race 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, BidenĀ opted not to run in the 2016 Democratic primary after the death of his son, Beau.