Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee, reportedly spent her weekend interviewing potential vice presidential picks. Her campaign seems likely to keep the media and the public guessing until after the Republican National Convention, when an announcement could steal the media’s focus.
Speculation began months ago but has consistently favored a few contenders. In recent days, however, some new names have been added to the list, making the prediction game more challenging.
Like Donald Trump, who announced his vice presidential candidate on Friday, via Twitter, Clinton has appeared on stage with some of the presumptive frontrunners, including Secretary of Labor
Warren, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro, and Governor John Hickenlooper all met with Clinton at her home on Friday.
Clinton has not revealed how many people are in the running for the VP slot, but various media outlets have put these candidates on their versions of a short list.
Becerra, 58, is the Chair of the House Democratic Conference and represents part of the Los Angeles area in the U.S. House of Representatives. He has served in the House for more than 20 years.
Becerra met with Clinton in June and continues to be evasive when asked if he is being vetted for the Democratic ticket. He was a Clinton surrogate throughout the primary and has spoken out against Trump’s immigration proposals.
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