Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has confirmed that she would be open to a Vice Presidency position if a Democratic nominee approached her.
According to the Washington Post, during a recent appearance on the Cape UP podcast, the host asked Abrams flat out whether she would consider being the vice-presidential nominee.
"Yes," she replied.
"I'm a Black woman who's in a conversation about possibly being second in command to the leader of the free world, and I will not diminish my ambition or the ambition of any other women of color by saying that's not something I'd be willing to do," Abrams said.
Abrams has been working hard to help reform the voting system in Georgia.
"I like to remind people the fact that I didn't go shooting on Saturday doesn't mean I've lost my Second Amendment rights. And the fact that I didn't go to church on Sunday doesn't mean I've lost my right to freedom of religion," she noted. "The right to vote is the only right in America that you can lose simply for not using it."
She continued: "The challenge of voter suppression is it not only blocks you from voting, [but also] it convinces you it's not worth trying. And typically it doesn't just infect one person, it infects community. The second problem is the sort of user error way that voter suppression works. You start to think it's your fault."
Earlier this year, former Vice President Joe Biden reportedly approached Abrams about possibly becoming his running mate.