Stacey Abrams has yet to make a decision about whether to run for president in 2020. Technically, Joe Biden is not yet officially running either. But allies of the former vice president are already floating Abrams as his potential running mate, leaving Abrams supporters frustrated that the rising star is somehow being relegated to a second-tier spot.
“It says a lot about her leadership and the passion that she has tapped into across the country,” said Kimberly Peeler-Allen, the co-founder of Higher Heights, an organization dedicated to getting black women involved in politics.
But, she added, “it is interesting that before she has even decided what she is doing, he has decided what he wants her to do.”