Veepstakes: The Narrowing
July 8, 2016

Well, Republican senator Bob Corker of Tennessee was a finalist for the veep slot and had even submitted his tax returns to Trump to be vetted. Bless his heart, he spent one day with Donald Trump and promptly asked that his name be removed from vice-presidential consideration.

One day.

Of course, that’s exactly one day more than I could spend with Donald Trump.

Corker issued a statement …

“There are people far more suited for being a candidate for vice president, and I think I’m far more suited for other types of things,” Corker told the Post, after meeting with Trump campaign officials in New York and participating in a joint rally with the candidate in North Carolina.

Yeah, he used the “it’s not you, it’s me” line. Cute.

And, then Joni Ernst can castrate a pig, but Donald Trump was way over the line for her, too.

Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa on Wednesday told Politico that she has withdrawn her name from consideration as a vice presidential nominee. She suggested Pence should get the nod instead.

Pence was last seen running the opposite direction.

Crossposted at juanitajean.com

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