Former Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden the third time to run for President

Former us Vice-President Joe Biden is scheduled to join the presidential race in 2020.

Today, April 24, in the online treatment of Biden announced his candidacy for President. It happened two years after he left the White house along with former President Barack Obama.

76-year-old Democrat is headed by a ratings of politicians in support among Americans. According to the RealClearPolitics polling, he is supported by 29% of citizens, while on the second place — Bernie Sanders (22%), which will also run for President in 2020.

As it became known NBC News, Biden will appear in Pittsburgh on Monday, April 29, at the event in a local trade Union hall. Then the politician will go on tour in four States — Iowa, new Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada.

This is the third attempt by Biden to lead White house. For the first time he ran for President in 1988 but dropped out of the race just a few months after the allegations of plagiarism. He acknowledged that in his speech, which he wrote the assistants, used the words of the British politician without attribution.

Former Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden the third time to run for PresidentJoe Biden and Barack Obama

In 2008, he again claimed his nomination from the Democratic party, but received less than 1% of the votes at the Congress factions in Iowa. After Obama’s victory, he became Vice President and stayed in this position for 2 terms.

After leaving the White house, Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, announced the launch of Biden’s Cancer Initiative, to invest in prevention efforts, detection, diagnosis, research and treatment of cancer. Biden’s son, Beau, died in may, 2015 after a battle with glioblastoma. From this form of cancer, died Jan Senator McCain.

Since Donald trump won in 2016, Biden has sharply criticized foreign policies and rhetoric of the President. He actively supported candidates of the Democrats during the midterm elections in 2018.

In early April, Biden said that he would prefer the latter to announce their participation in the presidential elections. Trump said that he is «not a threat».