Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden quipped to Fox News on Saturday that he has picked a running mate, before following it up with a joke when asked who the choice was.
TJ Ducklo, the Biden campaign’s national press secretary, later tweeted that the exchange was “clearly a joke.”
“When Vice President Biden has made a decision on who his running mate will be, he will let the American people know,” he said.
When asked earlier by Fox News in Delaware whether or not he had picked a VP, Biden said: “Yeh I have.”
When Fox News asked who, Biden quipped “you” in response. It was initially unclear how serious Biden’s initial response, made during a bike ride in a state park, was.
Speculation is rampant about who Biden may pick as his running mate, and an announcement is expected any day.