- President Joe Biden is looking beyond the end of his administration in 2024
- Biden on Thursday, March 25, said he will be taking part in the next presidential election
- The US leader said he also has confidence in his deputy, Kamala Harris, and will like her to be a running mate in the poll
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Barely three months in office as the president of the United States (US), Joe Biden is already talking about his plans to remain in power come 2024 presidential election.
Speaking in the affirmative when asked by journalists if he has plans to do a rematch with his predecessor, Donald Trump, the US president confirmed his ambition for re-election, New York Times reports.
As he gave his response to the issue, Biden said:
“The answer is yes, my plan is to run for re-election. That’s my expectation.”
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However, Biden expressed doubt on whether there will be a Republican Party by the time of the anticipated poll.
“Oh, come on. I don’t even think about— I have no idea. I have no idea if there will be a Republican Party, do you?”
The Telegraph reported that Biden also expects to have Kamala Harris, the vice president as his running mate in the future election.
"I would fully expect that to be the case. She's doing a great job, she's a great partner."
Meanwhile, Biden and his wife Jill decorated the White House lawn with hearts in preparation for Valentine's day.
The presidential couple posed for pictures and answered journalists' questions on the lawn of the White House surrounded by giant hearts with inspirational messages written on them.
The concept was Jill Biden's idea as she wanted to give the country "surprise Valentine messages". The decorations were inspired by "conversation hearts" and had words such as “unity,” “compassion” and “courage” written on them.
Reacting to this, a Twitter user, @Nitemists, wrote:
"This was so sweet Dr Biden. You have brought such compassion and grace to the WH that I cried at the video of you and the President walking the pups by these signs. That interview all ❤love."