Several European leaders are encouraging former US Vice President Joe Biden to enter the 2020 US presidential race and restore what they characterize are the United States “fractured alliances,” Politico reported on Wednesday.
Biden was approached by several European leaders at the recent Munich Security Conference, who articulated their desire for him to launch a White House bid, Politico reported, citing conference attendees familiar with the conversations.
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Biden served as vice president from 2009 to 2017 under former President Barack Obama. Prior to that, Biden represented the state of Delaware in the US Senate between 1973 and 2009. He ran for president of the United States in 1988 and 2008, but withdrew early from both races.