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Harry Reid: 2020 Democratic Race Could Look Like An 'Old Folks' Home'

When asked whether he would support a Joe Biden run for president in 2020, he said it depends who's running.
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Harry Reid: 2020 Democratic Race Could Look Like An 'Old Folks' Home'

According to Harry Reid, the future of the Democratic party is ... "old."

In a wide-ranging interview with New York Magazine, the outgoing Senate minority leader was asked if he would support a Joe Biden run for president in 2020. 

He said, "It depends who's running. It appears we're going to have an old-folks' home. We've got [Elizabeth] Warren; she'll be 71. Biden will be 78. Bernie [Sanders] will be 79."

Add Hillary Clinton into the mix, and it's still an old group. If Clinton were to run again in 2020, she'd be 73 years old. 

Just to be clear, Vice President Biden joked about running in 2020 but was quick to clarify he's just "not committing not to run." 

There are certainly Democratic party leaders who are sub-50 right now, including New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

But so far, no one has committed to running for president in 2020 — except Kanye