Biden campaign examining Karen Bass, president of the Black Caucus of Congress, as a possible running mate

Representative of the President of the Black Caucus of Congress. Karen bassKaren Ruth Bass: The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Trump under fire while SCOTUS, the Bolton deal unleashes tension between representatives. Cedric Richmond and Matt Gaetz during the police reform hearing The House panel advances the police reform bill MORE (D-Calif.) He is being examined by the former vice president Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump seeks to meet immigration press across court Trump says Obama may have committed treason Poll: Biden leads Trump by more than 20 career points and police MORECampaign for your potential to serve as your running mate, according to CBS News.

The outlet, which cited unidentified sources, reported that it is unclear where the five-period legislator is in the investigation process.

Bass sponsors landmark legislation in the House to reform police practices. Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee last week advanced legislation that would ban police bottlenecks, compel body cameras, make lynching a federal crime, ban arrest warrants on drug cases, and establish a federal registry of officers accused of misconduct.

The legislation comes amid nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd. Floyd died last month after a former Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes during an arrest.

Biden, the alleged Democratic presidential candidate, has promised to choose a woman to be his vice-presidential election. Other potential candidates believed to be in the race include Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi Harris The Hill Report at 12:30 PM: Aftermath of Trump’s Weekend Rally The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – After a difficult week, can Trump bounce back? Harris’s path to landmine-ridden police reform MORE (D-Calif.) And Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Warren: Romanoff touts pre-primary endorsements against Hickenlooper Biden beat Bernie, but the battle between progressives and pragmatists still rages Left Eyes Huge Night in New York, Kentucky primaries MORE (D-Mass.), As well as former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. Rep. Val DemingsValdez (Val) Venita Demings The Hill Campaign Report: Candidates and Legislators Mark Juneteenth The Hill Report at 12:30 PM: DC Moves For Phase Two Of Reopening The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented By Facebook – Trump under fire as SCOTUS, Bolton deal blows MORE (D-Fla.) She has also said that she is on the “short list” of candidates that Biden is considering.

Bass said in an interview with CBS News Commander Garrett earlier this month that he “would certainly like to see” a woman of color chosen as Biden’s running mate, but said it was “not a must” for the possible Democratic ticket. .

In an interview with CBS’s Norah O’Donnell earlier this month, Biden said that weeks of protests amid Floyd’s death had not affected his selection process for his running mate, saying “he has put on a Greater focus and urgency on the need to get someone who is totally sympathetic to where I am. “

Senator Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharSusan Collins Opposes Trump’s Choice for the Fifth Circuit Celebrities and politicians express more than 90 percent reduction in polling places ahead of Harris’ path in landmine-filled police reform MORE INFORMATION (D-Minn.) He announced last week that he was withdrawing from the race to be chosen as Biden’s vice presidential election, asking that the position be for a woman of color.

“I have never commented on this process at all, but after what I have seen in my state, what I have seen across the country, this is a historic moment, and the United States must take advantage of this moment, and I really believe. .. I think this is a time to put a woman of color on that ticket, “Klobuchar told MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell.

“And there are so many incredibly skilled women, but if you want to heal this nation … this is an amazing way to do it,” she added.

Bass’s office declined to comment to The Hill. Biden’s campaign did not respond to a request for comment.

Updated: 9:34 pm