United States President, Joe Biden, has said he expects to run for a second term in office.
The 78-year-old said this on Thursday, during his first official media briefing since taking office in January.
Biden is the oldest president in US history, and will be 82 years old by 2024, when he expects to contest again.
“My plan is to run for reelection. That’s my expectation.
“I’m a great respecter of fate. I’ve never been able to plan four-and-a-half or three-and-a-half years ahead for certain.
“I want to change the paradigm, where we start to reward work, and not just wealth,”he said in response to a question on if he will seek reelection.
On if he will run with Vice-President Kamala Harris, Biden said: “I would fully expect that to be the case. She’s doing a great job; she’s a great partner.”
Biden, whose victory didn’t sit well with Donald Trump, also took a slight dig at the former US president, saying “I miss my predecessor.”
Trump had repeatedly refused to accept the results of the presidential election, alleging that there were irregularities.
The former US president had also constituted a reelection committee in 2016, after defeating Hilary Clinton in a keenly-contested election.
This is the first time Biden has publicly addressed questions on whether he will make another run for the White House.