Joe Biden announces committee to vet potential running mates
The former vice president Joe Biden selects a four co-chairmen committee to oversee the search for the best candidate as running mate.
Former Sen. Christopher Dodd of Connecticut, Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester of Delaware, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Cynthia C. Hogan, a former White House and Senate counsel to Biden will chairman the committee.
“Selecting a vice presidential candidate is one of the most important decisions in a presidential campaign and no one knows this more than Joe Biden. These four co-chairs reflect the strength and diversity of our party, and will provide tremendous insight and expertise to what will be a rigorous selection and vetting process.”Biden campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon said in a statement
Biden has promised to choose a woman as his running mate and said he will pick someone who is “simpatico” with his views. He also recently shared that former President Barack Obama had advised him to pick someone who “has strengths where I have weaknesses.”
The former vice president said in a recent interview that he believes it will take until July to narrow down
“My guess is it’s gonna take until sometime in July to narrow it down and background checks just to who’s the one, two, three people are that may be in the hunt,” Biden told late-night host James Corden last week