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Former Vice President Joe Biden is working to come to terms with two equally true statements: One, he does not regret not running for the White House. Two, he very much regrets not being President. He revealed both from the stage during an event Friday night at New York’s Colgate University.

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Joe Biden hugs his son Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden during the Democratic National Convention when Joe was Delaware’s Senator running for Vice-President. Source: Mark Wilson / Getty

In a natural progressing from being the nation’s number two chief, Biden admitted he was planning a run, until the loss of his son. Beau Biden died of brain cancer in 2015. As for Joe Biden, he told the audience he was pretty confident that he’d become Commander-in-Chief if he won the Democratic party’s nomination. And while personal issues made it impossible for the former veep to commit to a campaign, he summed it all up like this: “Do I regret not being president? Yes. I was the best qualified.”


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