Trump Campaign Requests Vetting Docs From Shortlist of VP Contenders

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The search for a vice presidential candidate has reportedly now been condensed to a mere seven contenders, and Donald Trump has commenced with the request for information from each.

Campaign sources cited by Fox News indicate that North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Ohio Senator JD Vance, and South Carolina Senator Tim Scott are among the candidates in contention.

The list of seven individuals who will be vetted after they complete the forms includes Florida Representative Byron Donalds, New York Representative Elise Stefanik, and Ben Carson, Trump’s 2016 opponent who later became a cabinet member.

One of the sources claimed that the paperwork sent to each candidate differs, as representatives for each of the rumored candidates did not respond to inquiries for comment.

Meanwhile, Trump’s advisers have advised that his list is not definitive and is constantly changing. They have also stated that the final decision will be made by Trump.

Trump has been reluctant to declare a running mate in recent months, following his infamous altercation with his erstwhile right-hand man, Mike Pence, subsequent to the insurrection on January 6.

He has expressed a willingness to postpone the announcement of the appropriate candidate until the forthcoming Republican National Convention in July, which is only a few days after his criminal conviction.

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