Sen. Amy Klobuchar made an all-out pitch to be Hillary Clinton’s vice president, insisting one of her qualifications to be VP is that she is from the “state of vice presidents.”
Appearing on “MSNBC Live” on Tuesday, host Steve Kornacki asked Klobuchar to “describe the candidate you’d like to see [Clinton] pick.”
[dcquiz]Taking full advantage of the moment, Klobuchar went on to pitch herself.
Klobuchar, who is the senior Democratic senator from Minnesota, said, “I think that is entirely up to her. I think coming from the state of vice presidents with Hubert Humphrey and Walter Mondale, both distinguished vice presidents, the joke in our state is moms bounce their babies on their knees and say, ‘One day, you can grow up to be vice president.'”
“So we know a little bit about this,” she said. “You want to have someone that you can trust. You want to have someone that the country trusts. And I think especially with the wounds we’ve seen with some of the people in our party that want to have those wounds healed with some of the divides, you want to make sure it’s someone that has that kind of optimism that will bring people together.”