Carson who has been traveling as a spokesman for Trump,made mention of the VP contenders to the Washington Post during a car ride with his wife Candy to a TV interview.He has also been placed on a committee working on pinning down a running mate for the real estate mogul turned GOP presumptive presidential nominee.
Candy categorically noted in the backseat exchange that Carson was not on the list.They had been discussing a poll which named Carson as a favorable Trump running mate.
There may still be other names apart from the five list. However, in recent days, Trump told newsmen that he had reduced the VP short list to five or six. Trump did not, however, reveal who those five or six were. During an interview with Fox News host Greta Van Susteren, he suggested that the list was five or six or seven. He also suggested former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer or Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin could be on the list and that there were at least a few women on the list when Van Susteren asked. He said there was one on the list that would not be as government-related as the others.
Corey Lewandowski,the campaign manager for Trump, is touted as heading up the VP selection process.The final selection will be divulged at the July Republican National convention where Trump will presumably be named the official Republican nominee.