Joe Biden says he could be open to presidential run

Biden isn't ruling out 2020 run for president

On Thursday, Obama administration Vice President Joe Biden said he could run for president again, but he added that he "probably" wouldn't.

Former Vice President Biden says 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonBiden on Clinton: "I never thought she was a great candidate" Bernie backers fight to take over California Democrats Sweden drops rape charge against Julian Assange MORE was not the best candidate in the world, but she "would have been a really good president".

"I had planned on running for president, and although it would have been a very hard primary, I think I could have won".

Biden also may have been publicly musing about his own plans. He campaigned for president in 1987, but had to cut his bid short he was accused of plagiarism, to which he later admitted, CNN reported. "Could I? Yes", he said.

President Barack Obama, center and Beau Biden, Attorney of Deleware, right, watch as his father Joe Biden is sworn in at the ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

. Bernie Sanders came in second, hypothetically beating Trump by 13 points.

However, if circumstances permit, "I may very well do it", said the former vice president.

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During the final days of the Obama presidency, Biden was awarded the Medal of Freedom with Obama calling Biden "the best Vice President America's ever had".

Democrats and Republicans alike are attacking each others' motives rather than their arguments, Biden said. "What are we going to do?' C'mon man!"

Still, Biden praised his commander-in-chief, saying Obama was "absolutely, totally competent;" someone who took the job "extremely seriously".

Accepting Obama's offer to become Vice President wasn't easy and Biden even initially turned the job down.

Despite his financial needs, Biden pledged to give the $200,000 speaking fee for appearing at SALT to charity.

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