Oct 12, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Biden says he'll decide on 2024 presidential run after midterms

A screenshot of President Biden on CNN.

President Biden during his CNN interview. Photo: CNN

President Biden will decide after the midterm elections whether he'll run for a second term, he told CNN in an interview broadcast Tuesday night.

Driving the news: "After that's done in November, then I'm going to be in the process of deciding," Biden told CNN's Jake Tapper.

What they're saying: Tapper asked if a factor in Biden's decision-making is whether he believes he's the only Democrat who can beat former President Trump, should the Republican run again.

  • "I believe I can beat Donald Trump again," Biden said, emphasizing the last word.

Context: Biden has said more than once he intends to run for re-election in 2024.

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