Michigan Gov. Whitmer Had Conversation with Biden Campaign About VP Spot

May 19, 2020, 11:27 AM

Gov. Whitmer on The Today Show

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, repeatedly mentioned as a vice presential prospect, said Tuesday on NBC's "Today Show" that she's had a converation with Biden presidential campaign aides about the No. 2 spot.

But she tells host Craig Melvin it was simply an "opening conversation," and did not consider it a "professional, formalized vetting."

"The fact of the matter is all of my engergy is going into helping my state through this crisis," she said.

But moments later she said she's "making a little bit of time to stay connected to the campaign."

Whitmer was elected in November 2018 as part of a blue wave in Michigan. 

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