Trump: VP Pick Will Be ‘Somebody That Will Be a Great President’

Stopping short of naming a vice-presidential running mate, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told Newsmax the VP pick has to be “somebody that will be a great president” first and foremost.

“If you look back in history, you’ll see virtually no vice president that made that much of a difference in terms of the election,” Trump told Mike Carter in an exclusive backstage interview before taking the stage at a Black church roundtable in Detroit. “The most important thing you can do is get somebody that will be a great president, just in case it should be needed.”

Trump told Newsmax the pick will not be announced before the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee that begins July 15 — just days after his sentencing, which is set for July 11 at the hands of Democrat Judge Juan Merchan in Manhattan.

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