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 BidenPelosi slams Trump executive order on pre-existing conditions: It 'isn't worth the paper it's signed on' Hillicon Valley: Subpoenas for Facebook, Google and Twitter on the cards | Wray rebuffs mail-in voting conspiracies | Reps. raise mass surveillance concerns Fox News poll: Biden ahead of Trump in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Ohio 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. 

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"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 WarrenHillicon Valley: Subpoenas for Facebook, Google and Twitter on the cards | Wray rebuffs mail-in voting conspiracies | Reps. raise mass surveillance concerns On The Money: Anxious Democrats push for vote on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi, Mnuchin ready to restart talks | Weekly jobless claims increase | Senate treads close to shutdown deadline Democratic senators ask inspector general to investigate IRS use of location tracking service 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).