Joe Biden hints ex-rival Kamala Harris ‘fits the bill’ of being his potential Vice President – The Sun

JOE Biden is reportedly considering Kamala Harris as his pick for vice president.

The 78-year-old presidential hopeful said Thursday that the former California prosecutor "fits the bill" as a potential running mate.

On a Thursday appearance on the Today Show, Biden described his potential vice president as someone "didn't have a single issue that they disagreed on."

When asked whether his ex-rival would fit the bill, he replied: "Yes, I think so."

"But again, I've not spoken to Kamala Harris about that, and it would be presumptuous of me to do that," he quickly added.

"But I think Kamala Harris is someone – but look, there's a number of women who -"

Although the former vice prez refused to name anyone specific, he said he's beginning to talk about it with his close associates.

Daryon Jackson, the former political strategist for Harris' campaign, retweeted two videos of Biden saying he was looking for a VP who matched his ideals like her or another woman, furthering speculation of a possible Biden-Harris ticket.

Biden and Harris got into a heated debate over his busing record during the second Democratic debate hosted by CNN back in July 2019.

Despite the clash, it appeared that there were no hard feelings after the testy exchange.

"I'm not good at keeping hard feelings," Biden said of his ex-rival when asked about the confrontation in December.

Newsweek reported last month that Harris had been considering endorsing Biden after she dropped out the race in early December.

Despite a poor performance in the Nevada primaries two weeks ago, a recent poll by Monmouth University shows Biden is the first choice for nearly 45 per cent of black voters in South Carolina.

He's eclipsed Bernie Sanders and Tom Steyer by a wide margin, with both having only 12 per cent and 13 per cent support, respectively.

Since her departure, Biden has showered the former California prosecutor with praise, calling her "solid" and even asserting that she could still be president one day despite dropping out of the 2020 race.

"Senator Harris has the capacity to be anything she wants to be, " he said following her announcement to suspend her campaign.

"I talked to her yesterday. She's solid. She can be the president one day herself. She can be the vice president. She can go on to be a Supreme Court justice."

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