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    'No, Thanks': Joe Biden Causes Twitterstorm by Hinting He May Run for Presidency

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    If the reports and Biden's own hints turn out to be true, he will face tough competition in the crowded list of contenders for the Democratic nomination to go head to head with Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential campaign.

    The Hill, citing an anonymous senior Democratic lawmaker, reports that former Vice President Joe Biden is going to "give a shot" to the presidential bid in the 2020 elections. Hours later, Biden himself hinted at such possibility.

    While speaking in front of the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) in Washington, Biden responded to calls "run, Joe, run!" by saying "be careful what you wish for!" He added that he might need the association's support "in a few weeks."

    While firefighters cheered Biden's hints, many netizens were less optimistic. Most of them didn't want the 76-year-old former vice president to become another candidate in the Democratic primaries.

    A lot of them opposed the idea of another "old, white, male candidate" running for presidency.

    Some recalled Biden's previous deeds, such as support for the law abolishing student loan bankruptcy.

    However, some were glad or even excited about the news.

    Several Twitter users suggested Biden could be a fair opponent for Trump, even one with good chances of winning, as Biden could allegedly "draw" some of Trump's supporters.

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