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Tim Scott on Trump considering him for vice president: ‘we want next four years…’

Trump, the Republican frontrunner, disclosed earlier this week that he is contemplating both Scott and South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem for the role.

In a recent interview on Monday, Senator Scott expressed his dedication to ensuring the defeat of Joe Biden in the 2024 White House race.

“The only thing I can tell you is that the one thing we need is four more years of President Donald Trump,” Scott asserted.

He firmly believes that the country was better off under Trump’s leadership and underscores the importance of maintaining focus on the ultimate goal of securing another term for the former president.

“In order for us to be successful, the one thing I can’t afford to do is take my eye off the ball. The eye on the ball means making sure that President Trump gets four more years,” he added.

During the same interview, Trump was asked about his potential pick for vice-president. In response, Trump mentioned Senator Tim Scott and Governor Kristi Noem, stating, “Well, I have a lot of good people. I have a lot of good ideas.” Trump emphasized that he talks to “everyone” for the potential post and highlighted recent discussions with Tim Scott, who had endorsed Trump after withdrawing his presidential run last year.

Trump also praised Governor Kristi Noem, commending her for being “incredible fighting” for him and referencing her declaration that she would not run against him because she believes she cannot beat him. The dynamics of Trump’s decision-making process for selecting a vice-president came into focus during the interview.

He stated, “Always, it’s got to be who is going to be a good president. Obviously, you always have to think that because, in case of emergency, things happen, right? No matter who you are, things happen. That’s got to be No. 1.”

While discussing potential contenders, Trump refuted reports that his team had contacted independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. regarding the possibility of him being the running mate. According to Trump, such discussions “never happened.” This denial came in response to Kennedy Jr.’s claim that the Republican frontrunner’s campaign had reached out to him regarding the vice-presidential position.

The landscape of potential running mates for Trump extends beyond Scott and Noem. Other names that have surfaced include New York Representative Elise Stefanik and Senator J.D. Vance from Ohio. The speculation surrounding these potential candidates reflects the complexity of Trump’s decision-making process and the varied considerations at play.

Elise Stefanik, a prominent Republican congresswoman from New York, has gained attention for her staunch support of Trump. She notably played a key role in defending the former president during his first impeachment trial. Stefanik’s loyalty and alignment with Trump’s policies make her a compelling contender for the vice-presidential spot.

Senator J.D. Vance from Ohio, known for his authorship of “Hillbilly Elegy,” a memoir exploring the struggles of white, working-class Americans, is another name in the mix. Vance’s appeal lies in his ability to connect with a demographic that has been pivotal in Trump’s political base. His advocacy for policies addressing economic challenges faced by the working class aligns with Trump’s populist approach.

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Written by Jamil Johnson