Joe Biden has confirmed that he will run for re-election next year. The video can be viewed below.
Speculation has been rife for the past few weeks as to whether Biden will run again and he has confirmed via a short campaign video in the last few minutes.
The announcement was made in a promotional video on 80-year-old Biden’s Twitter account.
Described as the 46th US president who defeated Donald Trump in 2020, Biden argues that abortion rights, protecting democracy, voting rights and the social safety net will be among the most important issues on the ballot in 2024.
He says voters will be faced with the choice of leaving “more freedom or less” and “more rights or less” to the next generation.
“Every generation of Americans has faced a moment when they have to defend democracy, stand up for our individual liberties, and stand up for our voting rights and our civil rights. This is ours,” He says