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 BidenLawmakers, activists remember civil rights icons to mark 'Bloody Sunday' Fauci predicts high schoolers will receive coronavirus vaccinations this fall Biden nominates female generals whose promotions were reportedly delayed under Trump 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 rejects Sanders minimum wage hike Philly city council calls on Biden to 'cancel all student loan debt' in first 100 days Hillicon Valley: High alert as new QAnon date approaches Thursday | Biden signals another reversal from Trump with national security guidance | Parler files a new case 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).