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August 25, 2015 12:30 pm

Report: Obama Gives Biden ‘Blessing’ to Run for President

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Vice President Joe Biden with President Obama in the background. Photo: wiki commons.

Vice President Joe Biden with President Obama in the background. Photo: wiki commons.

CNN – Vice President Joe Biden received President Barack Obama’s “blessing” to make a 2016 bid for the White House, according to a senior Democrat.

But that’s if Biden chooses to run — the decision is his. While he doesn’t need the President’s permission, of course, a potential presidential candidacy was among the topics of their lunch Monday at the White House. The President made clear he would not stand in his way or counsel him against a run, the senior Democrat said.

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