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The V.P. selection process draws to a close.

  • August 11, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. — Mr. Biden has told allies that he has interviewed every finalist in his vice-presidential search, and his advisers are planning an announcement for the middle of the week, people briefed on the selection process said on Monday.

In a sign that the choice is now in Mr. Biden’s hands alone, the four-member committee that screened his potential running mates is said to have effectively disbanded — its work is complete, Biden allies said, and there is little left to do except for Mr. Biden to make up his mind.

The former vice president, however, has not been known for his punctuality so far in the presidential race, and the timeline could well slip again.

Mr. Biden has spoken with the vice-presidential candidates through a combination of in-person sessions and remote meetings over the last few weeks, but the exact timing and circumstances of all of the meetings are not clear. Close advisers to Mr. Biden said he had been directly in touch with all of the leading candidates.

Article source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/11/us/politics/the-vp-selection-process-draws-to-a-close.html

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