President Biden said he had not yet decided whether to run for a second term in the White House.
“It’s too early to make a decision like that,” Mr. Biden said when asked if he would seek re-election.
speaks in an interview aired on Sunday On CBS’s “60 Minutes” He said he would assess the situation after the November midterm elections.
“What I do is I’m doing my job. I’m going to do that job,” said the 79-year-old commander-in-chief. “And after the next election cycle here, make a decision on what to do within a timeframe that makes sense for next year.”
He hinted that it could be a distraction from doing that work if he made the announcement now.
“Look, if I were to tell you, I’m running for office again, suddenly there’s the whole range of things I have — I have to change, move, and implement election laws.” A must requirement,” he said.
If he makes an official announcement, the Campaign Finance Act will require him to disclose who his donors are and to impose limits on his fundraising efforts. The Hill.
“60 Minutes” anchor Scott Perry put pressure on him.
“Look, like I said at the beginning, my intention is to run again,” Biden replied. “But that’s just the intention. But is it a firm decision for me to run again? We don’t know yet.”
There has been a lot of speculation in recent months about whether Democrats will run for re-election.
If he doesn’t, possible candidates for his party’s nomination include Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Vice President Kamala Harris, California Governor Gavin Newsom, and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. included. according to Washington Post analysis.
https://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-president-biden-intends-run-again-too-early-definitive-answer-60-minutes-20220919-nnhnsdkcnzgavc7hgfd5mbassy-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/news/national/ President Biden says he has not yet decided whether to seek re-election