Booker: 'I'm not taking anything off the table' on possible VP nomination

Booker: 'I'm not taking anything off the table' on possible VP nomination
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Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerSenate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic Senate Democrats push to include free phone calls for incarcerated people in next relief package Ex-USAID employee apologizes, denies sending explosive tweets MORE (D-N.J.) on Tuesday signaled that he’d be open to a spot on the 2020 Democratic ticket as vice president, a day after he ended his campaign for the White House. 

Booker told "CBS This Morning” that he’s “not taking anything off the table” in regard to a potential vice presidential bid but added that he’s had no conversations about it so far. 

“But my focus really is New Jersey and my state,” he said.

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Then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBlumenthal calls for declassification of materials detailing Russian threat to US elections Hillary Clinton roasts NYT's Maureen Dowd over column Hillary Clinton touts student suspended over crowded hallway photo: 'John Lewis would be proud' MORE had Booker on her shortlist for the position on the 2016 ticket. She ultimately chose Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineHillary Clinton roasts NYT's Maureen Dowd over column Ex-USAID employee apologizes, denies sending explosive tweets USAID appointee alleges 'rampant anti-Christian sentiment' at agency MORE (D-Va.) for the spot.

Booker said Tuesday he was “pleased” he was vetted as one of Clinton’s choices. 

The senator also said that he would consider endorsing a candidate in the primary, but did not signal any that he’s leaning toward. 

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"I definitely will consider it, 100 percent. Right now, I am gonna take a breather,” Booker said. “I'm gonna focus on the impeachment trials. And I have a reelection campaign.”

Booker ended his campaign Monday, acknowledging that he no longer had the resources to continue in the race. 

“It was a difficult decision to make, but I got in this race to win, and I’ve always said I wouldn’t continue if there was no longer a path to victory,” Booker said in an email to supporters.