By David Hylton
Now that no one is challenge Donald Trump for the Republican nomination for president, the focus turns to who will be his pick for vice president.
Trump confirmed to CNN on Wednesday that his campaign is beginning to put together a committee to search for a running mate.
The Washington Post published a list of five potential candidates earlier this week:
- Marco Rubio: Senator from Florida and former presidential hopeful
- John Kasich: Ohio's governor who dropped out of the race Wednesday
- Joni Ernst: Senator from Iowa
- Rick Scott: Florida's governor
- Chris Christie: New Jersey's governor and former presidential hopeful
An NBC News analysis put forth several names including South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez.
On Thursday, Politico reported that Trump said there is "probably a 40 percent chance" that the choice will be a former rivals.
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