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Biden: I'm not running for president 'at this point'

Biden: I'm not running for president 'at this point'
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden taps California workplace safety leader to head up OSHA Romney blasts end of filibuster, expansion of SCOTUS US mulling cash payments to help curb migration MORE said Wednesday that he is not a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination "at this point."  

"I think there are many people in the Democratic Party who can defeat [President] Trump," he said in London when asked whether he would have better foreign policy than Trump, according to CNN. "And not a single aspiring candidate that I can think of for the nomination — and I am not one at this point — does not have a better understanding and formulation of American foreign policy than President TrumpDonald TrumpRomney blasts end of filibuster, expansion of SCOTUS McConnell, GOP slam Biden's executive order on SCOTUS US raises concerns about Iran's seriousness in nuclear talks MORE, in my view."

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Biden added that he was not being "rankly partisan," saying Trump "acknowledged from the outset that he didn’t know a lot about foreign policy."

"I think he’s getting more and more informed out of necessity, but I think there are any number of candidates seeking the nomination — from [Democratic California Sen.] Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisPelosi planned on retiring until Trump won election: report How Kamala Harris can find the solution for the migration crisis White House unveils official portraits of Biden and Harris MORE to a whole range of people in my party — who would pursue a much more enlightened foreign policy than the president.”

Biden is seen as a potential front-runner for the Democratic nomination in 2020, but so far he hasn't said whether he will run. Previous polling has shown Trump trailing Biden and other possible nominees, such as Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersHillicon Valley: Amazon wins union election — says 'our employees made the choice' On The Money: Biden .5T budget proposes major hike in social programs | GOP bashes border, policing provisions Overnight Defense: Biden proposes 3B defense budget | Criticism comes in from left and right | Pentagon moves toward new screening for extremists MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenOn The Money: Biden .5T budget proposes major hike in social programs | GOP bashes border, policing provisions Overnight Defense: Biden proposes 3B defense budget | Criticism comes in from left and right | Pentagon moves toward new screening for extremists POW/MIA flag moved back atop White House MORE (D-Mass.), in potential 2020 match-ups.