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Trump turns usually secretive VP search into a very public audition

Trump turns usually secretive VP search into a very public audition

Donald Trump, who broke political rule after political rule on the way to becoming the presumptive Republican nominee, is breaking a few more as he decides on a running mate.

While most presidential campaigns take extraordinary lengths to maintain secrecy during their vice presidential selection process, Trump has taken a more improvisational-and public-route as he nears the big announcement, which can come as early as next week or as late as the July 18-21 GOP convention.

Trump spurred speculation about a parade of potential picks in a variety of ways in recent days. On Monday, he expressed excitement about three Republicans: Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence...

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