Joe Biden’s 2020 VP Pick Draws Closer

Joe Biden is nearing a decision on his running mate for the November election, as some of his top choices face scrutiny over their past statements and records. “I’ve narrowed it down, and I’ll be ready to make that announcement,” Mr. Biden said in an interview at a virtual convention of the National Association of…

Joe Biden is nearing a decision on his running mate for the November election, as some of his top choices face scrutiny over their past statements and records.

“I’ve narrowed it down, and I’ll be ready to make that announcement,” Mr. Biden said in an interview at a virtual convention of the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists that aired Thursday. “You’ll find out shortly.”

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