Obama Says Would Have Rejected Any Option To Replace Biden As VP

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Reuters
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he would have rejected any plan to replace Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton as his vice president for the 2012 election.

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press in the briefing room of the White House

President Barack Obama said on Thursday he would have rejected any plan to replace Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton as his vice president for the 2012 election.

In an interview with NBC News, Obama did not deny that his political aides had poll-tested the idea of having him run for re-election with Clinton as his No. 2 instead of Biden.