script Democratic presidential c ontender Joe Biden said he would announce his running mate this week.
The clock is tic
As a former Vice President himself, it’s a role Biden understands well.
When they left the White
House, Biden and former President Barack O bama were friends and trusted allies.
But it didn’t start out that way.
Twelve years ago, the two had barely any relationship at all.
Their partnership grew over time.
Friends of Biden tell CNN his partnership
with Obama is what Biden is using as his guide for how he’s making his decision.
Five months ago, Biden set the parameters of his search du
ring the final primary debate with Bernie Sanders, saying he would be picking a woman as his Vice President.
Since then aides tell CNN 11
women have undergone vetting of financial records, personal backgrounds and medi cal histories. People close to the search believe California Senator Kamala Harris and former Obama National Security A dvisor S usan Rice are among those he’s most seriously considering.
teep challenges from coronavirus to the economy awaiting the next president, friends of Biden tell CNN he’s intent on finding a governing partner, not simply a campaign one.
Posted – 8.8.20