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Biden: I plan to run for reelection in 2024

Biden: I plan to run for reelection in 2024”

Images taken during President Joe Biden's first press conference on Thursday showed him using cheat sheets. "Look, I don't know where you guys come from man ..."

Regarding potential re-election plans, Biden said: "Yes, my plan is to run for re-election, that is my expectation".

"I make no apologies for ending programmes that did not exist before Trump became president that have an incredibly negative impact on the law, worldwide law, as well as on human dignity", he said.

Biden said at one point: "The idea that I'm going to say - which I would never do - "if an unaccompanied child ends up at the border, we're just going to let him starve to death and stay on the other side" - no previous administration did that either, except Trump".

There's also speculation over the political future of Vice President Kamala Harris, who is considered to be a major contender for the 2024 Democratic nomination if Biden forgoes re-election.

Biden began his news conference by announcing that he planned to deliver 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine in his first 100 days - the end of April.

"My predecessor needed to", Biden said, laughing.

'I don't even think about it.

Biden faced no questions on the pandemic, a sign of the changing national narrative - and a scenario unimaginable for European leaders under pressure over infections.

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Later Thursday evening, McEnany responded to the Twitter scuffle with an air of sarcasm, again crediting the former president for the rate of the United States vaccination rollout. I have no idea if there'll be a Republican party.

Biden pushed back on Republican charges of a crisis and voiced compassion for people from Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua who are fleeing violence and poverty.

He added that "the vast majority coming to the border are being sent back".

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said last week that border crossings are on pace for the highest level in 20 years.

During an interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos that broadcast on March 16, the president indeed said "don't come" to migrants considering the trip due to the bottleneck of people now waiting at border patrol facilities (in part because the COVID-19 pandemic) and the new administration's proposed plans to reform the asylum-seeking process.

"My plan is to run for reelection".

Biden, who as Barack Obama's vice president was an early advocate of leaving Afghanistan, also gave his clearest indication yet that he would not meet an agreement between Trump and Taliban insurgents to pull remaining United States troops by May 1, saying it was hard due to "tactical reasons".

Biden returned to the topic of Trump and immigration two more times, including when pressed on his own rhetoric and policies, which have - intentionally or not - sent a more welcoming signal to migrants considering making the unsafe journey north.

Biden also promised to "respond accordingly" if North Korea escalates missile testing, after Pyongyang fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea, but also offered diplomacy.



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