Biden “has stated he intends to run for reelection as president, and I intend to run with him as vp of the US,” Harris advised NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell.
Harris, a former senator from California, is the primary lady, the primary Black individual and the primary Asian American individual to function vp. She has referred to as for federal laws for police reform and abortion rights throughout her time in workplace. In the wake of back-to-back mass shootings final 12 months, she additionally made efforts to push for gun management laws.
Biden has not formally introduced that he’ll search reelection. After the midterms in November, he stated he “supposed” to run once more. However earlier this month, he advised Telemundo he wasn’t ready to decide whether or not to run for a second time period.
At age 80, Biden is the oldest president in U.S. history, and some Democrats as well as Republicans have expressed doubt about whether or not somebody his age ought to maintain the workplace. Biden had a routine medical checkup on Thursday that discovered him to be “wholesome, vigorous” and “match to efficiently execute the duties of the Presidency.”
Based on Reuters, Biden holds a 41% public approval score. A Washington Post-ABC News poll launched earlier this month discovered that 58% of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents would like somebody aside from Biden as a nominee in 2024.
However Biden appears confident about his standing within the Democratic Social gathering, not too long ago saying he feels “good concerning the reception I get.”
No Democrats have formally introduced a 2024 presidential bid, however Republicans have begun to throw their hats within the ring. Former President Donald Trump has introduced he’ll run once more in 2024, however polls present that People are lower than enthusiastic concerning the thought of a rematch between Trump and Biden.
Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R), who labored within the Trump administration as a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, additionally announced she would run in 2024. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is likewise expected to run, however no formal announcement has been made.