3) As vice president, Joe Biden was an active member of Obama’s team, working as an advisor and a strong advocate for many of the president’s policies. As a result, he was given a number of high-profile tasks. He was instrumental in averting many fiscal crises and defining U.S. strategy in Iraq.
In Promise, Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose, Biden chronicled the agony of losing his eldest son Beau to brain cancer in 2015. (2017). Several months later, Biden stated that he would not run for president in 2016, citing the ongoing grief of his family. As a result, he endorsed Hillary Clinton, who lost the election to Donald Trump.