Susan Rice says she would 'certainly say yes' to be Biden's VP

Susan Rice says she would 'certainly say yes' to be Biden's VP
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Former Obama administration national security adviser Susan Rice said she would “certainly say yes” if presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenCDC working to tighten testing requirement for international travelers On The Money — Powell pivots as inflation rises Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by ExxonMobil — Manchin seeks 'adjustments' to spending plan MORE asked her to be his running mate. 

“I’m humbled and honored to be among the extremely accomplished women who are reportedly being considered in that regard,” Rice said in an interview with PBS. 

Rice said that if this was the role in which the former vice president felt she could best serve, she would not say no. 


"I want to enable him to become the next president of the United States in any way I can," Rice added.

Biden has pledged to pick a woman as his running mate, and earlier this month said his vice presidential selection committee is vetting “more than a dozen women.” 

A CBS poll this month showed Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSenate GOP blocks defense bill, throwing it into limbo Restless progressives eye 2024 Poll: Harris, Michelle Obama lead for 2024 if Biden doesn't run MORE (D-Mass) was Democratic voters’ top choice for Biden's vice presidential pick, with Rice tied for sixth place with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D).