Rep. Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraCalifornia Republicans agree not to use unofficial ballot drop boxes Schwarzenegger: California GOP has gone 'off the rails' with unofficial ballot boxes California GOP won't comply with order on unofficial ballot drop boxes MORE (D-Calif.) says Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineDemocrats have no case against Amy Coney Barrett — but that won't stop them Pence-Harris debate draws more than 50M viewers, up 26 percent from 2016 Five takeaways from the vice presidential debate MORE (D-Va.) would be a good option for Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonJudge rules to not release Russia probe documents over Trump tweets Trump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Obama to campaign for Biden in Florida MORE’s running mate.

“I think he’s a great guy, as experienced a guy as you could hope to be president,” Becerra told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Wednesday.


“You’re not going to get everything in a package. He would be a great choice. I don’t think there’s any doubt Tim Kaine would be ready to lead.”

Becerra demurred when asked whether he was being considered to join the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's ticket.

“I have no knowledge of that, no direct knowledge of any vetting of me or anyone else,” he said. "I think the secretary is going to make a wise choice.

Becerra, who is Hispanic, made reference to the desire of many Democrats to have a Latino on the party's presidential ticket.

“There are several Latinos that could serve,” he said. "My name has been mentioned but I will leave that as is. At the end of the day, I think she will pick the top person, the best person, to be at her side as president.”

Reports emerged Tuesday that Clinton’s campaign is considering Kaine, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenBiden endorses Texas Democratic House candidate Julie Oliver Democratic senators unveil bill to ban discrimination in financial services industry Obama endorses Espy in Mississippi Senate race MORE (D-Mass.) and Housing Secretary Julián Castro as possible running mates.

Becerra, Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Sen. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownPlaintiff and defendant from Obergefell v. Hodges unite to oppose Barrett's confirmation Congress must repeal tax breaks for the wealthy passed in CARES Act Democratic senators unveil bill to ban discrimination in financial services industry MORE (D-Ohio) were also mentioned as possibilities.