Transcript for Joe Biden gets the official nod from Hillary Clinton
The virus having a major impact on the race for 2020. Joe Biden with a surprise guest, Hillary Clinton endorsing Biden. Here's Mary Bruce. Reporter: On the virtual campaign trail today, Joe Biden got a boost from Hillary Clinton. And I'm really thrilled to have my friend, the former senator and former secretary of state, and a woman who should be president of the United States right now. Reporter: A polarizing but powerful figure, Clinton won the popular vote in 2016 and has a loyal following. She and Biden go way back. They've worked together for 25 years. As vice president and secretary of state, they met once a week. A private breakfast every Tuesday. Clinton today recalling their family ties back in Scranton, Pennsylvania. And my grandfather and then my father grew up in a house on diamond avenue, and while the rodhams were living on diamond avenue, the Bidens were over on north Washington street. Reporter: Today she officially endorsed her old friend. I am thrilled to be part of your campaign. Reporter: Without saying her former rival's name, Clinton had a clear message for president trump. Just think of what a difference it would make right now, if we had a president who not only listened to the science, put facts over fiction, but brought us together. Think of what it would mean if we had a real president, not just someone who plays one on TV. Reporter: Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by nearly 3 million votes. But she's also criticized for losing the election to Donald Trump, and alienating Progressive voters. But there's no question, this is a big milestone for the Biden
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