Obama to formally endorse Joe Biden: Report

Then-President Obama with Vice President Joe Biden at his side, delivers a statement from the Rose Garden in the White House on November 9, 2016. (Reuters)

Former US President Barack Obama will endorse his vice president, Joe Biden, for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday, according to a person close to Obama.

The endorsement is expected to come in a video to be released later on Tuesday, the person said.

Obama’s expected backing would come a day after Biden’s last remaining rival, Senator Bernie Sanders, provided his endorsement on Monday.

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