John McCainJohn McCainHow does placing sanctions on Russia help America? THE MEMO: Trump's wild first month Trump’s feud with the press in the spotlight MORE's comment that Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's record has sparked more talk of a McCain-Rice ticket.

"I think her overall record is really very, very meritorious," McCain told reporters during an availability on his campaign plane. Video is below.

As reported earlier, Rice has recently been making the rounds with potential VP vetter. On Sunday, Republican strategist Dan Senor told George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" that Rice has been "actively" campaigning for the VP spot.