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Trump: I'll 'Go the Political Route' for Running Mate

Trump: I'll 'Go the Political Route' for Running Mate

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 07:37 AM

Virtually assured of the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump says he likely will "go the political route" in choosing a vice presidential running mate.

The real estate mogul says in a broadcast interview Wednesday that he's "inclined" to prefer a No. 2 person on the ticket "who can help me get legislation passed." He notes he already has business experience and tells MSNBC's "Morning Joe" he wouldn't want to have to resort to presidential executive orders to get things done.

Trump also reveals he'll be making a decision over the next week on how to fund a general election campaign.

He says "I do love self-funding," but adds that he's thinking over his strategy and will have an answer soon.

"Do I want to sell a couple of buildings? I don't really want to do that," he said. But he said that he wouldn't necessarily want a new source of money "for myself" but that the party needs to bolster its funding. He was asked if he would accept money from super PACs in the fall, although he has refused to do so thus far.


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Virtually assured of the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump says he likely will "go the political route" in choosing a vice presidential running mate.
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