In VP search, Biden has a known quantity in Susan Rice
July 24, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — As then-Vice President Joe Biden left the West Wing each evening to head home, he often popped his head into national security adviser Susan Rice's nearby suite of offices to check in — sometimes on pressing foreign policy matters, sometimes just to shoot the breeze.
"My favorite unannounced visitor was Vice President Joe Biden," Rice wrote in her book "Tough Love."
In those casual visits, as well as in daily national security briefings, Biden and Rice forged an easy working relationship, according to people who worked alongside them during their eight years in the Ob...