Politics Biden on Clinton: 'I never thought she was a great candidate'

18:52  19 may  2017
18:52  19 may  2017 Source:   thehill.com

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Former Vice President Joe Biden says 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton was not the best candidate in the world, but she "would have been a really good president."

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Speaking at the SALT hedge fund conference in Las Vegas, Biden told attendees that he believed he could have done a better job taking on President Trump on the campaign trail, CNN reported.

"I never thought she was a great candidate. I thought I was a great candidate," Biden remarked.

But that doesn't mean he thinks she was worse than Trump. "Hillary would have been a really good president," he added.

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" I never thought she was a great candidate ," Biden said. " I thought I was a great candidate ." Biden later added that Clinton still "would have been a really good president."

Biden says the gridlock in Congress and growing frustrations at Trump could force him into the arena in 2020, but he's leaving his options open.

"The public is sick of it ....This fever has to break," Biden said. If things don't improve, "I may very well do it," he said.

"At this point," however, "no one in my family or I have made the judgment to run," Biden said.

Biden would be 78 in 2020 if he decided to run. Previously, Biden opted not to run in the 2016 Democratic Primary after the death of his son Beau from brain cancer at the age of 35.

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