News Biden holds pad of potential VPs that says Kamala...

Biden holds pad of potential VPs that says Kamala Harris ‘doesn’t hold grudges’ as he says he will reveal pick next week


- Advertisment -

JOE Biden was pictured holding a notepad saying potential VP Kamala Harris “doesn’t hold grudges” – as he vowed to reveal his pick for running mate next week.

The Democratic nominee, 77, accidentally brandished the pad to press photographers showing a series of plus-points for the California senator during a campaign event in Delaware on Tuesday.

AFP or licensors

Biden holds a pad with potential Vice Presidential names on it and other notes, during a campaign event at the William Anderson Community Center in Delaware on Tuesday [/caption]

“I’m going to have a choice the first week in August and I promise I’ll let you know when I do,” Biden told journalists after delivering an economic recovery plan speech at the William Anderson Community Center.

In March, Biden pledged to pick a woman to serve alongside him.

Last week, Biden said that the group of candidates he was still considering included four African American women, among others.

His potential VP contenders include California Senator Kamala Harris, Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth, and Obama‘s former national security adviser Susan Rice, according to AP.

Alamy Live News

United States Senator Kamala Harris (Democrat of California) at the United States Capitol in Washington D.C.[/caption]

Alamy Live News

Tammy Duckworth is an Illinois senator who is Thai-American and lost both legs while fighting in Iraq[/caption]

One major point of contention remains Senator Harris’ June 2019 debate heated exchange with Biden over his opposition to a federal student busing program in the 1970s.

Harris pointed out that Biden’s position was soft on racism.

Nonetheless, Biden said while campaigning in Iowa last year that he would love to have Senator Harris on the ticket.

“Senator Harris has the capacity to be anything she wants to be. I mean it sincerely,” Biden said.

Alamy Live News

United States Senator Kamala Harris clashed with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden over his opposition to a federal student busing program in the 1970s[/caption]

He continued: “She is solid. She can be president someday herself. She can be the vice president. She can go on to be a Supreme Court justice. She can be an attorney general. I mean, she has enormous capability.”

Senator Harris threw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden in a video she shared on Twitter in May.

Her caption reads: “@JoeBiden has served our country with dignity and we need him now more than ever. I will do everything in my power to help elect him the next President of the United States.”

On Monday, Biden was spotted speaking with California Representative Karen Bass, a late addition to the group of women under consideration, while on Capitol Hill to pay respects to the late Georgia Representative John Lewis.

Ultimately, the VP pick announcement will come before the start of the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 17.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Q&A about dead suspects in California mass shooting | Latest News

WHAT PROMPTED THE GUNFIRE?Police do not have a motive for the shootings, which ended with a gun battle...

Madcap James Bond ideas that didn’t make the cut — from 007 dressing as Jesus to a David Bowie villain – Bukipress

JAMES BOND is famed for squeezing out of tight spots in pretty miraculous ways. But an eccentric idea by film...

We need to end lockdown quickly & there can be no turning back this time – Bukipress

BORIS Johnson stands on the cusp of another critical moment in his epic battle with Covid. Last April, of course,...

Kelly vs Avanesyan LIVE RESULTS: Stream, TV channel, undercard for big night of boxing at Wembley Arena – latest updates – Bukipress

JOSH KELLY faces the biggest night of his career this evening as he fights David Avanesyan for the European...
- Advertisement -

Liverpool eye Lucas Ocampos transfer but £56m release fee for Sevilla winger could be potential stumbling block – Bukipress

LIVERPOOL are reportedly interested in signing Sevilla winger Lucas Ocampos this summer. But the 26-year-old’s £56m release fee could scupper...

Ant & Dec name Saturday Night Takeaway’s angriest prank victims saying Gordon Ramsay still sends ‘chilling’ texts – Bukipress

ANT McPartlin and Dec Donnelly have revealed the stars they left shaking with rage after their elaborate wind-ups. The pair...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you