WASHINGTON, April 25. /TASS/. US President Joe Biden has officially launched his candidacy to seek a second White House term in 2024, according to a video address released on Tuesday.
"Every generation of Americans has faced a moment when they have to defend democracy," he said. "That’s why I’m running for re-election," Biden added.
US Vice President Kamala Harris also announced plans to run for re-election. "As Americans, we believe in freedom and liberty - and we believe that our democracy will only be as strong as our willingness to fight for it. That’s why Joe Biden and I are running for re-election," she wrote on Twitter.
The United States will hold its presidential election in November 2024. Former President Donald Trump announced his plans to seek re-election in November 2022.
In case of re-election, Biden will begin his second term at the age of 82, making him the oldest US president in history.