Listen: Vice President, Joe Biden And Vice President Al Gore discussed on Meet the Press: The Lid
"And take it from this non big shot in presidential politics being a big shot, like vice president of a famous politician usually makes others think twice about running. We saw that this week when former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and Ohio cinder shared Brown said there. No goes in the twenty twenty democratic race one reason why. Well, it looks more and more like former vice president Joe Biden is going to jump into the twenty twenty race. So Biden is starting to clear the field. That's one way to look at it. Another way. Is that Biden despite his status has barely cleared the dim field outside of Bloomberg and Brown. Democrats already have twelve major candidates running. And that figure doesn't include Biden or Beddoe Rourke or Montana. Governor Steve Bullock or Colorado Senator Michael Bennet or democratic congressman Eric swallow that gets you to a whopping seventeen candidates if they all end up running, but think about how other vice presidents or prominent political figures have shrunk pass fields in nineteen Eighty-eight. It was vice president George H W Bush versus Bob Dole, Pat Robertson, Jack Kemp and Pete DuPont in two thousand it was Vice President Al gore versus Bill Bradley in twenty sixteen. It was former secretary state Hillary Clinton almost kind of like vice president versus Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley in win considering former vice presidents in nineteen Eighty-four. It was Walter Mondale against Gary Hart. Jesse jackson. Jason and John Glenn yet Biden situation if he gets in is more Kintu Jeb Bush in two thousand sixteen when Jim Bush cleared Mitt Romney from the field the"