Former Vice-President Joe Biden's former aides are debating whether to make an offer to the White House, promising to make Democrat Stacey Abrams his teammate, Axios reports.
The outlet reported Thursday that its advisers were deeply divided over the idea. Some hoped that it would be able to offset its appeal to Democrats demanding a more varied ticket, and others feared it would be seen as a gimmick.
The private sitting between Abrams and Biden earlier this month has only fed the speculation, and although the details of the meeting were tight, Abrams' insiders say Biden had not made a formal request to use the same ticket ,
There's another catch: Abrams Your next move is not clear, whether it's a go-ahead for the US Senate, an offer for the governor or the preparation of your own presidential petition.
And their assistants acknowledge that Biden's team may be considering a shared ticket but still need to consolidate their own plans.
"You must be deliberate, but you also have to be flexible," said Abrams this week at Vanderbilt University. "I never thought I would be mentioned for the Senate or that my name would be questioned for the President ̵
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