McAuliffe, a popular former Democratic governor, is already facing criticism that he could stand in the way of a Black woman getting the job.
His spokesman says the filing was a technicality and insists that McAuliffe hasn't yet decided whether he will launch a campaign.
He doesn't rule out a presidential run beyond 2020, though. “I’m still a young man. You’ll see what happens."
The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus declared that Northam "still does not understand the seriousness of his actions."
The former Democratic governor of Virginia said he's giving himself until March 31 to decide.
He said that if Presidents Clinton or Obama had performed like Trump did in Helsinki, "you would already have impeachment hearings going on."
The former FBI director is about to bare his history with the president in a new book.
Andrew McCabe had faced criticism because his wife received campaign donations from a political action committee affiliated with a Clinton ally.
Governors, mayors and business leaders want to prove we're not all deniers.
Is outgoing Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe a climate change denier? Just asking that question is bound to offend the governor