Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will appear with Donald Trump at a campaign rally Wednesday, spurring speculation as Trump vets potential vice presidential candidates.
quoted a person involved with planning the event who also is close to the vetting process as saying the appearance will be a "trial balloon" to assess media coverage of the two as possible running mates.
CNN producer Noah Gray tweeted that Gingrich, a close adviser to Trump and considered to be on his shortlist of running mate candidates, will appear with Trump in Ohio.
Trump campaigned with Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker on Tuesday. Corker is also thought to be on Trump's short list.
Others on the list include New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions and Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton, The Hill noted.
Both Ernst and Pence have met privately with Trump in recent days.
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