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Know Here: Donald Trump reveals shortlist for vice president in 2024 presidential race

Former US president and frontrunner GOP contender - Donald Trump | Credits: AP Photo

United States: The likely Republican content for the 2024 presidential elections, Donald Trump, has recently announced half a dozen contenders who have been shortlisted for the role of vice president. The list contains names ranging from Governor of Florida – Ron DeSantis to South Carolina Senate Tim Scott to former Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard.

The announcement was made by the forerunner GOP candidate during Fox News’ program “The Ingraham Angle,” during which he announced all his choices for the vice-presidential position.

Some of the candidates that which former president of the United States named were:

  • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis,
  • Senate Tim Scott of South Carolina,
  • Multimillionaire biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy,
  • South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem,
  • Rep. Byron Donalds of Florida, and
  • Former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is a Democrat turned independent.
Former President of the United States – Donald Trump and his endorsers | Credits: New York Post

While answering a question by host Laura Ingraham, asking, “Are they all on your shortlist,” Donald Trump mentioned, “They are.”

He continued and stated, “Honestly, all of those people are good. They’re all good, they’re all solid,” according to the reports by Fox News.

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Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump

According to various reports, Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump were running mates as both of them showed support towards each other over a year. However, just before the New Hampshire primary, the governor of Florida suspended his 2024 campaign last month.

Some of the reports have also highlighted that DeSantis was recently in South Carolina, along with the former president, for an official event; however, neither teamed up.

Vivek Ramaswamy and Donald Trump

According to various reports, Ramaswamy has openly supported Trump’s America First agenda. He has recently dropped his bid for the White House and started supporting the former president in his campaigns.

Reportedly, he has shown support for Trump multiple times; he also campaigned on behalf of Trump in South Carolina on Tuesday.

Former US President Donald Trump | Credits: AP Photo

Tim Scott and Donald Trump

Last month, Scott – who is the only Black Republican in the Senate- started supporting Donald Trump in the campaign after suspending his presidential bid in November. According to reports by Fox News, Scott was welcomed by Trump’s supporters.

While pointing out Scott, Trump stated, “A lot of people are talking about that gentleman right over there,” during his interview with Fox News. Further, while mentioning about Tim Scott, he added, “He’s been such a great advocate. I have to say this in a very positive way: Tim Scott has been much better for me than he was for himself. I watched his campaign, and he doesn’t like talking about himself. But, boy, does he talk about Trump.”

He continued, “I called him, and I said, ‘Tim, you’re better for me than you were for yourself.’”

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