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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Blizzard conditions in the northeast kept VP Joe Biden from returning to the nation’s capital Saturday night, and instead, forced his plane to divert to Miami.

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Biden was on his way back from a trip to Turkey.

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His plane touched down at Miami International Airport in the evening ahead of dozens of police and federal agents who swept through the area with bomb-sniffing dogs and a procession of black vans and other law enforcement vehicles.

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Recently, presidential candidate Donald Trump suggested the VP reconsider his bid to run for president in 2016.