WH reiterates that Biden intends to run for reelection in 2024

In response to a question about a report that President Biden told the Rev. Al Sharpton that he would seek reelection in 2024, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre repeated that Biden intends to run again, but made no formal declaration.

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- Did the president tell Al Sharpton he's running?


- [INAUDIBLE] clearly.

- You love asking me, [? Sebastian, ?] you love asking me about 2024.

- Well, [INAUDIBLE] Twitter. He said--

- Look, I--

- He said, hey all, I'm running.

- Here's what I will say-- [LAUGHS]

- I just want your answer, you know? Everyone--

- I know you want a clear answer. I know, but he's-- [LAUGHS] If Al Sharpton says it, it's you know-- look, I-- [LAUGHS] It's so funny. You always ask me about 2024.

So here's what I can say, and the President has said this himself, he intends to run in 2024. As you know, I cannot weigh in on elections. I cannot speak to elections from here. We do truly follow and try to follow the Hatch Act here. But I will just reiterate what the President has said many times, what I have said many times, is that the President intends to run.