Joe Biden, the vice president-elect, was scheduled to hold a rally for supporters in Miami on Saturday but canceled the event.
He instead attended a rally in Tampa, Florida.
Joe Biden: “I am NOT racist” Biden on the 2016 election, and why he believes Donald Trump is unfit for the presidency.
Biden said he has a “great relationship” with President-elect Donald Trump, and his victory was not in dispute.
“He won, and he won, because I’m a man who will do the right thing,” Biden said.
“He’s a man that will fight for you.”
Biden spoke about his own personal experience in the race for president, including a “dilemma” about whether to remain in the Senate.
President-elect Joe Biden said his victory will be a “sad day” for Republicans in November.
Obama holds a special press conference in the Oval Office after meeting with President Joe Biden on Nov. 12, 2020, in Washington, DC.
A woman wearing a Trump T-shirt holds a sign as President Joe B. Biden, Jr. delivers remarks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington on November 15, 2020.
Vice President Joe Joe Biden arrives to speak at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 21, 2020.(Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)”I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, and it’s true: I am not a racist,” Biden told reporters at the news conference.
“That was never my intention.
I have said it many times, and I will say it this time: I do not think there is any greater enemy than racism.”
Bidens announcement came hours after a video was released in which he called Trump a “racist” during an interview with The New York Times.
Trump called Biden a “loser” and a “sleaze,” according to The Times.
The video was posted online and went viral.
Read moreBiden also said he does not think Trump’s campaign was the most effective campaign in history, but said he was proud to have the president-Elect on the ticket.
“We all agree that it was a very effective campaign,” Biden, who has been on the campaign trail since the beginning, told reporters.
The vice president also said that he will continue to work on policy.
“I’m not going to quit,” Biden added.
“I will be here.”
President Joe Biden (R) and Vice President Joe Pence arrive for a joint news conference after meeting at the Oval office of the U.S. in Washington.(Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty)”The American people, including those in our country, are going to be better off as a result of this president-to-be,” Biden continued.
“The future of our country is at stake.”