Ed Henry — Fox News’ White House correspondent — claims that Vice President Joe Biden will officially announce his presidential candidacy in the coming days.
Three sources close to @VP telling me he's expected to announce he is running but the sources are all urging caution on 48-hr timeline
— Ed Henry (@edhenry) October 19, 2015
Henry’s statement further corroborates a report MSNBC made earlier on Monday. (RELATED: MSNBC Expects Biden Decision ‘Within 48 Hours’)
BREAKING: Sources: Vice President Biden to announce 2016 decision within 48 hours http://t.co/ev1XtpcCZz
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) October 19, 2015
A CNN poll released Monday shows that Biden still significantly trails front-runner Hillary Clinton among Democrats but notes that the former secretary of state has spent significantly more time than Biden wooing 2016 voters.. (RELATED: On Policy, Dems Still Siding With Hillary Over Sanders, Biden)
In the same poll, 47-percent of self-identifying Democrats — and left-leaning independents — wanted Biden to jump into the race.