Don’t want to remain in the administration: Joe Biden

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Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) United States Vice President Joe Biden said he does not “want to remain in the administration, ruling out the possibility of becoming Secretary of State in a possible Clinton administration, media reports said.

“I’ll do anything I can if Hillary’s elected to help her, but I don’t want to remain in the administration,” CNN quoted Biden as saying on Friday.

“I have no intention of staying involved. I have a lot of things to do, but I’ll help her if I can in any way I can,” Biden added.

Sources connected to the campaign said Biden’s name had been mentioned, among others, for the high-profile role.

Biden, an avid supporter of Clinton, has been campaigning for her aggressively, but has frequently mentioned that he wants to move to “a new chapter in life”.

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Biden is serving his second term as vice president and assumed office on January 20, 2009.



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