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 BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Lessons from the 1999 U.S. military intervention in Kosovo Biden, Sanders edge Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups in Fox News poll 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 TrumpHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Countdown clock is on for Mueller conclusions Omar: White supremacist attacks are rising because Trump publicly says 'Islam hates us' 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 HarrisHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Top Dem: 'Certainly a possibility' that Congress will call Barr, Mueller to testify publicly Biden, Sanders edge Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups in Fox News poll 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 SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Biden, Sanders edge Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups in Fox News poll O'Rourke tests whether do-it-yourself campaign can work on 2020 stage MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenHow to stand out in the crowd: Kirsten Gillibrand needs to find her niche Biden, Sanders edge Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups in Fox News poll Omar controversies shadow Dems at AIPAC MORE (D-Mass.), in potential 2020 match-ups.