Will Hillary Clinton Drop Out? How Joe Biden Could Become The Next Democratic President
After news broke Sunday of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s pneumonia, some pundits and journalists began speculating that she might drop out of the upcoming election.
Her replacement? Possibly Vice President Joe Biden.
The rumors started flying Monday morning when NPR political analyst Cokie Roberts claimed Clinton’s emergency departure from a 9/11 event over the weekend had Democratic leaders “very nervously beginning to whisper about having her step aside and finding another candidate.” She debunked the idea, but added that “ironically, the candidate that everybody looks at is Joe Biden,” the Washington Post reported. Then former Al Jazeera America reporter David Shustertweeted that a Democratic National Committee delegate told him there was “every indication” they’d back Biden instead of Clinton’s one-time rival Bernie Sanders or her running mate Tim Kaine. – READ MORE