FILE: Former Vice-President Joe Biden, speaking at the International Association of fire fighters at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington.
The former Vice-President Joe Biden told a group of supporters on Tuesday that he plans to run for President in the year 2020 and in need of help, ensuring the contributions of donors, according to a report.
Biden, said a high rank in the polls among Democratic favorites, that he wanted to donate enough money, were comparable with what Rep. Beto O’rourke, D-Texas, and sen Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., grew up shortly after the announcement of their candidacy, a source with knowledge of the matter told the Wall Street Journal.
Within 24 hours after the Start of the tender, O’rourke had raised more than $6 million, while Sanders had accumulated almost the same amount in roughly the same time frame. Biden told his supporters on Tuesday, his candidacy would be judged on how quickly it could collect donations, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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But despite the signs that Biden in preparation for the presidential candidacy, he has yet to make a formal announcement. Biden apparently slipped during a speech in Delaware on Saturday, telling the audience: “I have the most progressive record of anyone running for the — who would run.”
President Donald Trump on Monday morning pounced on the obvious gaffe, tweeting: “Joe Biden got tongue-tied, to deliver over the weekend if he was not able to properly a very simple line about his decision to run for President. You get used to it another low I. Q. individual!”