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Klobuchar dodges on Biden vice president question

Klobuchar dodges on Biden vice president question
© Greg Nash

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: YouTube suspends OANN amid lawmaker pressure | Dems probe Facebook, Twitter over Georgia runoff | FCC reaffirms ZTE's national security risk Democrats urge YouTube to remove election misinformation, step up efforts ahead of Georgia runoff YouTube temporarily suspends OANN account after spreading coronavirus misinformation MORE (D-Minn.), who endorsed Joe BidenJoe BidenGeraldo Rivera on Trump sowing election result doubts: 'Enough is enough now' Senate approves two energy regulators, completing panel Murkowski: Trump should concede White House race MORE for president after withdrawing from the Democratic primary race on Monday, sidestepped a question during an interview on Tuesday about becoming the former vice president's running mate.

When asked by "Today" anchor Savannah Guthrie if she would consider being vice president, Klobuchar replied: "I am just doing my work right now. I am one day out of having left my own campaign."

"I'm going back to Minnesota to celebrate the work with our staff," the senator added. "That's where my focus is." 

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Klobuchar also said that the decision to withdraw from the race was hers alone, that she wasn't pushed by anyone and that suspending her campaign was "the right thing to do."

On why she endorsed Biden, she said, "I think he has this decency that's exactly what we need right now in the White House and a heart that just isn't there right now."

“You want a candidate that not just builds a coalition of fired-up Democrats, which we've got, but also brings in independents, moderate Republicans," Klobuchar explained. "That's how we won back the House of Representatives, and that's what Joe Biden can do."