President Donald Trump is welcoming former Vice President Joe Biden to the 2020 race with a taste of his acerbic Twitter commentary.
Trump tweeted Thursday: "Welcome to the race Sleepy Joe," one of his nicknames for Biden, a fellow septuagenarian. He adds: "I only hope you have the intelligence, long in doubt, to wage a successful primary campaign."
Trump predicts that the race to face him in the general election will be "nasty" but says if Biden wins the nomination, "I will see you at the Starting Gate!"
Biden formally announced his candidacy on Thursday, entering the crowded 2020 Democratic field as a front-runner.
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