An excerpt from the interview was broadcast on Face The Nation Sunday morning. A transcript of that excerpt is below.
Vice President Joe Biden: I came home and Hunter, our son was upstairs with mom, with Jill. And I walked in and I said, "You know, I just don't think there's time." I've just decided, "I don't think we can run the kind of campaign we have to run to be able to win." And I remember Jill just got up off the couch, gave me a big hug, and said, "I think you're right."
Norah O'Donnell: Were you disappointed? Or were you relieved?
Dr. Jill Biden: No, I think I was disappointed. You know, like I said, in the beginning, I mean, I thought Joe would be a great president. And you know I've seen his-- in the 40 years we've been together -- I've seen, you know, the strength of his character, his optimism...his hope--
Vice President Biden: I'm glad we're doing this interview ---
Dr. Jill Biden: So I believed he would've been the best president.