Sen. Dianne Feinstein unveiled her preferred pick to run against Donald Trump for the White House in 2020 Thursday; telling reporters she wants Joe Biden to win the Democratic Party’s nomination and run for office.
Feinstein was speaking with Politico when she was asked if she had a favorite heading into a prolonged primary season with upwards of 30 or 40 potential candidates vying for the DNC’s nomination.
“Joe was chairman of the Judiciary [Committee] when he came to this place. I’ve watched him as vice president, I’ve seen him operate, I’ve seen him perform,” Feinstein said. “He brings a level of experience and seniority which I think is really important.”
Former Vice President Biden leads the field in most recent polling; beating Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by large margins.
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