Joe Biden on running for president in 2020: ‘What the hell?’

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WASHINGTON -- In a candid moment after a Senate session Monday, Vice President Joe Biden joked with reporters about whether he'll run for president in 2020.

Biden was talking about how much he's loved his long career in Washington when a CNN reporter jokingly asked if he planned to run for office again.

"Yeah, I am," Biden answered, and the reporter laughs loudly.

"I'm going to run in 2020," Biden says flatly.

"For what?" the reporter asks.

"For president," Biden responded. "You know, so, what the hell, man?"

"We're going to run with that sire, you know, you dropped that," the reporter replies.

"That's OK," the vice president responded. "No, I've enjoyed every minutes of my time here in the Senate. It's a great feeling to come back. I love this place."

"Just to be clear -- were you kidding about running for president in 2020?" he was asked.

"I'm not committing not to run. I'm not committing to anything," Biden said. "I learned a long time ago fate has a strange way of intervening."

Biden will be 78 years old in 2020.

Donald Trump is the oldest president ever elected at 70 years old.

Ronald Reagan was the oldest president in office -- just days away from his 78th birthday when he left office.