“Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., has a rising national profile.
“She had a prominent role in President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial. Before coming to Congress in 2017, she was the first woman to lead Orlando’s police force.
“And now, with the widespread demonstrations over the deaths of George Floyd and other African Americans at the hands of officers, Demings, a black woman, has been outspoken on the need for police reform and her support of the protesters.
“Demings’ credentials have landed her on the list of possible vice presidential picks for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. But in this moment, her law enforcement background also has some questioning her place among the shortlist.”
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