Romney Senior Advisor Says No VP Has Been Chosen

Politics

0  Updated at 2:45 pm, July 16th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
Share This Story

Hemera/Thinkstock(BATON ROUGE, La.) — A senior advisor to Mitt Romney pushed back today on reports that a vice presidential running mate has already been chosen.

Eric Fehrnstrom, speaking to reporters after a fundraiser for the candidate that was also attended by rumored vice presidential short-lister Gov. Bobby Jindal, said firmly, “No decision has been made on VP.”

Fehrnstrom was asked specifically about a New York Times story this morning that reported, “Mr. Romney has reached a decision, his friends believe, and he may disclose it as soon as this week.”

Asked whether Romney spoke to Jindal to discuss the decision, Fehrnstrom confirmed that when they met they “didn’t talk about VP.”

“Education was one of the topics they covered but they did not discuss VP,” he said.

“There is no decision on VP,” Fehrnstrom reiterated, when pressed again on the report.

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio



Stories You May Be Interested In:

Risch: Blame the traitor, not Trump

17 May 2017

Eli Watkins, CNN

RESULTS: College of Eastern Idaho measure passes with 71 percent

16 May 2017

Nate Sunderland, EastIdahoNews.com

Appeals court upholds block on Trump’s travel ban

25 May 2017

Ariane de Vogue and Laura Jarrett, CNN

Vote on community college taxing district today

16 May 2017

Robert Patten, EastIdahoNews.com