Harlem’s Samuelsson Urges Biden 2020 Bid, While Biden Urges Young Folks To Fill The Void

Former veep [easyazon_link identifier=”1250171679″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Joe Biden[/easyazon_link] deflected questions from [easyazon_link identifier=”0812982584″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Katie Couric[/easyazon_link] at OZY Fest in Central Park on Saturday about whether he’ll run for president in 2020.

But later, at a VIP dinner for the event, Biden was still urged to get into the race by chef [easyazon_link identifier=”0470940581″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Marcus Samuelsson[/easyazon_link].

Spies said that Biden was at Samuelsson’s Red Rooster in Harlem, along with guests including [easyazon_link identifier=”0316017930″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Malcolm Gladwell[/easyazon_link], Wharton professor Adam Grant and Couric.

The Yahoo anchor earlier asked Biden — who was in the audience after introducing a panel with Couric and his wife, Jill — if he’d run in three years.

“My focus now… is to get a [easyazon_link identifier=”1451627637″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Democratic Congress[/easyazon_link] elected in 2018… My hope and expectation is that some of the younger folks are going to come up and fill the void.”

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Biden has previously said he would not run in 2020.

Image via Joe Biden speaks onstage during OZY FEST 2017Getty Images.

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