Putting an end to all of the speculation, Vice President Joe Biden made it official today from the Rose garden at The White House, he will not run for the presidency.

With the President and his wife by his side, Joe Biden made it official, he will not seek the Democratic nomination and removing what could have been a huge political obstacle for Hillary.

Joe Biden said today-

"While I will not be a candidate, I will not be silent," Biden told reporters in the White House Rose Garden with President Barack Obama and Biden's wife Jill at his side.

He made it clear that he will continue to be a supporter for President Obama's current policies and platforms.

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