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 BidenThe Hill's Morning Report — After contentious week, Trump heads for Japan Castro swears off donations from oil, gas, coal executives Meghan McCain on Pelosi-Trump feud: 'Put this crap aside' and 'work together for America' 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 John TrumpNASA exec leading moon mission quits weeks after appointment The Hill's Morning Report — After contentious week, Trump heads for Japan Frustration boils over with Senate's 'legislative graveyard' 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 Devi HarrisCastro swears off donations from oil, gas, coal executives Harris leads California Democrats in condemning HUD immigrant housing policy Billionaire's M gift to Morehouse grads points way to student debt solution 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 Sanders2020 Democrats join striking McDonald's workers Billionaire's M gift to Morehouse grads points way to student debt solution Poll: Nearly half of Clinton's former supporters back Biden MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenThe Hill's Morning Report — After contentious week, Trump heads for Japan On The Money: Senate passes disaster aid bill after deal with Trump | Trump to offer B aid package for farmers | House votes to boost retirement savings | Study says new tariffs to double costs for consumers Overnight Energy: Democrats ask if EPA chief misled on vehicle emissions | Dem senators want NBC debate focused on climate change | 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils T climate plan MORE (D-Mass.), in potential 2020 match-ups.