Joe Biden said he’s “completely” open to serving two phrases if elected president this November and urged President Trump to “watch me” in response to the commander-in-chief’s accusations that he’s not mentally match for the job.
“Watch me. Mr. President, watch me. Have a look at us each. Have a look at us each, what we are saying, what we do, what we management, what we all know, what sort of form we’re in,” the previous vp said in an interview on ABC Information, referring to his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris.
“I believe it’s a reputable query to ask anyone over 70 years previous whether or not or not they’re match and whether or not they’re prepared. However I simply, solely factor I can say to the American folks, it’s a reputable query to ask anyone. Watch me,” Biden advised anchor David Muir throughout a joint interview with Harris that was recorded Friday in Wilmington, Del.
“So that you’re leaving open the likelihood you’ll serve eight years if elected?” Muir requested him in a snippet of the interview launched Sunday morning.
“Completely,” Biden replied.
The interview with the newly minted Democratic presidential ticket will air at eight pm on “20/20.”
Biden would be 78 years previous on Inauguration day, making him the oldest president in US historical past.
Trump, 74, has accused Biden of running his marketing campaign out of the basement of his Wilmington dwelling and claimed the previous veep isn’t as much as the job.
In an interview on “Fox & Mates” final week, Trump said Biden is “shot” and would be at a drawback when representing the US with overseas leaders.
“You’re coping with folks which might be very sharp. You’re coping with world-class chess gamers within the leaders of those international locations. I do know all of them. We do very nicely with all of them, [President Recep Tayyip] Erdogan of Turkey. You may’t have a man that doesn’t know the place he is. You may’t have a man that’s afraid to depart his basement as a result of he can’t converse any longer,” Trump said within the interview.