Biden says he would welcome Bloomberg candidacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden says he welcomes the possibility of a Democratic presidential campaign from billionaire Michael Bloomberg.

Speaking to reporters Friday after filing for the New Hampshire presidential primary, the former vice president said, “Michael’s a solid guy, and let’s see where it goes. I have no problem with him getting in the race.”

The former mayor of New York City is considering jumping into the race for the Democratic nomination after ruling out a run in March.