She won't say whether she's running for president, but Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisTrump: ‘Dems have a death wish’ Election Countdown: Senate, House Dems build cash advantage | 2020 Dems slam Trump over Putin presser | Trump has M in war chest | Republican blasts parents for donating to rival | Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders to campaign in Kansas Senate Democrats block resolution supporting ICE MORE (D-Calif.) is ready to recruit one potential running mate: Ellen DeGeneres.

Asked during a Thursday appearance on "Ellen" who might be her vice president should she seek the Oval Office, Harris asked to DeGeneres with a laugh: "Got any plans?"

A grinning DeGeneres shook her head, saying, "I'm busy."

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Harris, 53, ducked the question about whether she'll make a 2020 White House bid, telling DeGeneres she's focused on other issues, including health care, gun control and affordable housing. 

"These are the immediate needs," Harris continued. "I've seen so many people, Ellen, focus on that thing out there, and then trip over this thing, here. I don't want to trip. There's so much that's important right now."

Saying she loves "all the things [Harris] stands for," DeGeneres said she wanted to "vet" the lawmaker with a series of personal questions.

"If you had to be stuck in an elevator with either President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump warns Iran's Rouhani: Threaten us 'and you will suffer' Pompeo: Iran's leaders resemble the mafia NYT's Haberman: Trump 'often tells the truth' MORE, [Vice President] Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceTrump, Pence offer condolences to families of Missouri boat tour victims GOP to hold 2020 convention in Charlotte Election Countdown: Senate, House Dems build cash advantage | 2020 Dems slam Trump over Putin presser | Trump has M in war chest | Republican blasts parents for donating to rival | Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders to campaign in Kansas MORE, or [U.S. Attorney General] Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsTrump ramps up scrutiny of legal immigrants Data confirm that marijuana decriminalization is long overdue The FIRST STEP Act sets up a dangerous future MORE, who would it be?" DeGeneres asked.

"Does one of us have to come out alive?" Harris replied with a loud laugh.