Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reportedly repeatedly refused to state whether Vice President Kamala Harris was the best choice for Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign mate, should he continue to seek reelection.
Pelosi made the comments during an Anderson Cooper interview on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360°” on Wednesday night.
“Is Vice President Kamala Harris the best running mate for this president?” Cooper asked the aging Democrat.
“He thinks so, and that’s what matters,” Pelosi said in response.
“And by the way, she’s very politically astute. I don’t think people give her enough credit. She’s, of course, values-based, consistent with the president’s values and the rest.” Pelosi continued after being asked if Harris was the best running mate for Biden.
“And people don’t understand. She’s politically astute. Why would she be vice president if she were not? But when she was running for attorney general in California, she had 6% in the polls – 6% in the polls. And she politically, astutely made her case about why she would be good, did her politics, and became attorney general. So, people shouldn’t underestimate what Kamala Harris brings to the table.” Pelosi continued.
“But do you think she is the best running mate though?” Cooper asked again
“She’s the vice president of the United States. People say to me, ‘Well, why isn’t she doing this or that?’ I say, ‘Because she’s the vice president.’ That’s the job description. You don’t do that much.” Pelosi said, once again dodging the question.
Nancy Pelosi repeatedly avoids answering if Kamala Harris is Biden's best VP option. Ouch. pic.twitter.com/uIfhqRR1u0
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