Biden hosting fundraiser in Miami

Biden hosting fundraiser in Miami
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Former Vice President Joe Biden will meet with top leaders in the Latino community at a fundraiser in Miami on Tuesday, as the Democrat reportedly considers a 2020 bid for president.

CNN reports that Univision personality Raúl de Molina and Puerto Rican lobbyist Luis Miranda Jr. are both expected to attend the fundraiser, which is being hosted by the Latino Victory Fund.

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The event is billed as an "intimate conversation and lunch" with Biden and roughly two dozen other politically connected individuals are expected to attend, including Debbie Mucarsel Powell, a Florida Democrat running for Congress against Rep. Carlos CurbeloCarlos Luis CurbeloProtecting the freedom to vote should be a bipartisan issue Former lawmakers sign brief countering Trump's claims of executive privilege in Jan. 6 investigation A conservative's faith argument for supporting LGBTQ rights MORE (R-Fla.).

Jose Javier Rodriguez, a Democrat looking to replace retiring Rep. Ileana Ros-LehtinenIleana Carmen Ros-LehtinenOne bipartisan remedy to the wave of anti-LGBTQ legislative attacks? passing the Equality Act High-speed rail getting last minute push in Congress Bottom line MORE (R-Fla.) is also expected to appear.

Biden's spokesman confirmed the vice president's attendance to CNN and stated the event would be "an opportunity for Vice President BidenJoe BidenBiden and Harris host 'family' Hanukkah celebration with more than 150 guests Symone Sanders to leave the White House at the end of the year Overnight Defense & National Security — Senate looks to break defense bill stalemate MORE to have a candid conversation about the issues impacting the Latino community."

Biden, who considered a run in 2016 before eventually declining in favor of endorsing Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBudowsky: Why GOP donors flock to Manchin and Sinema Countering the ongoing Republican delusion Republicans seem set to win the midterms — unless they defeat themselves MORE, has reportedly been telling aides as recently as February that a 2020 run is a real possibility in his future.

"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" in December.