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US: Republican thinks former vice President Biden can beat Trump

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Former on Saturday said that former vice has the best chance of beating in the 2020

"I think the one that the would be most afraid of if he can stay in his lane is Biden. And the reason why Biden could go to and and and and appeal to white working-class voters. And if he does that, he only has to peel off 7,000-10,000 votes in each one of those states, and he only has to win two of them," said Christies during HBO's Real Time with

The made these remarks while appearing on the HBO's Real Time with show for the promotion of his recently launched book 'Let Me Speak'.

According to a poll surveying 689 Democratic and independent voters conducted by and Suffolk University, Obama-era Biden, 76, is now the most popular option to be the next for the Democrats, as fifty-three per cent of voters said they felt excited about Biden running, while only seven per cent expressed the same enthusiasm for Hillary Clinton, reported

The former also heaped praise on the three-term by saying that Sanders has an outlook. "I think Bernie has a little bit of that. You know, Bernie doesn't back down to anybody and when Bernie's got a point of view, he's gonna say it and he doesn't really sugarcoat anything. So I think Sanders is one of those people," he said.

However, Sanders has not yet announced a run for the White House, though he has said he will "probably run" for president in 2020.

When asked about President Trump's "not so good" presidency, the former said, "We had a lot of President in the history who had a questionable moral code.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 14:25 IST