The little-known Texas Rep. Chet Edwards, who recently popped up on the veep radar, tells CNN outside his home he’s “honored” Pelosi and others thought he’d be a good No. 2.
“And I’m honored to be considered by the Obama campaign in this process.” Watch video above.
Adds he has not talked to Obama lately. Edwards also chats with Fox News, giving similar remarks.
Earlier: AP reports Edwards was vetted by the Obama camp. Also reports he was a finalist for the job.
Plus: Republicans drop rapid oppo on Edwards to The Page here.
And: Rush Limbaugh reads from Edwards’ voting voting and says he is not compatible with Obama…