HuffPost reporter: Biden's VP shortlist doesn't suggest progressive economic policies

HuffPost senior reporter Zach Carter said in an interview with Hill.TV that presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Joe Biden should enact critical government reforms if he wins MORE’s vice presidential shortlist doesn’t indicate an interest in pursuing progressive economic policies.

“If he were really thinking about big changes in macroeconomic policy, he would be looking for somebody from the progressive wing of the party … and so far, he just hasn’t shown any interest in that,” Carter said.

Carter said vice presidential contenders like former national security adviser Susan Rice, Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisPelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act What Kamala Harris' VP nomination means to us Harris slams Trump's Supreme Court pick as an attempt to 'destroy the Affordable Care Act' MORE (D-Calif.) and Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassOvernight Defense: Appeals court revives House lawsuit against military funding for border wall | Dems push for limits on transferring military gear to police | Lawmakers ask for IG probe into Pentagon's use of COVID-19 funds Democrats push to limit transfer of military-grade gear to police Outrage erupts over Breonna Taylor grand jury ruling MORE (D-Calif.) aren’t experts on fiscal policy, and wouldn’t have much of an impact on how Biden views debt and deficit, leaving the public to wonder how a Biden administration might approach government spending.

Carter did not list Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenOvernight Defense: Appeals court revives House lawsuit against military funding for border wall | Dems push for limits on transferring military gear to police | Lawmakers ask for IG probe into Pentagon's use of COVID-19 funds On The Money: Half of states deplete funds for Trump's 0 unemployment expansion | EU appealing ruling in Apple tax case | House Democrats include more aid for airlines in coronavirus package Warren, Khanna request IG investigation into Pentagon's use of coronavirus funds MORE (D-Mass.) on his list of top vice presidential candidates. Warren is considered the most progressive of Biden's potential picks.