Trump Taps Surprising NEW Vice President Contender

Trump Taps Surprising NEW Vice President Contender
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Senator Katie Britt (R-AL), a newcomer to the Senate, is gearing up to deliver the Republican rebuttal to President Biden's State of the Union address on March 7. A compelling speech could bolster Britt's standing within the Republican Party, with some political analysts speculating that it might even position her as a potential vice presidential candidate on a Trump ticket.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich weighed in on Britt's upcoming speech during a radio interview with WABC 770 AM-N.Y. on Sunday, noting, "Senator Britt, who is the new freshman senator from Alabama, and who some very smart people believe will be Trump’s vice presidential pick—she has her big audition night because she’s going to deliver the response to Biden."

"It’ll be interesting to see if Britt rises to the occasion. If she does, it will be a major step up in her potentially being Trump’s vice presidential candidate," Gingrich continued.

In the midst of her GOP primary battle against U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, Britt garnered the endorsement of the former president. Last month, Britt reciprocated by voicing her support for Trump's potential presidential bid, lauding him as "the only candidate who can secure the border."

Despite Trump's apparent lock on the Republican presidential nomination, he has kept speculation alive regarding his choice for running mate. Reports suggest that Trump has compiled a list of potential candidates, including Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Vivek Ramaswamy, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, and former Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.

Although Britt's name hasn't been prominently featured in discussions, former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon hinted at the likelihood of Trump selecting a female running mate. "My thinking is very structured that I believe President Trump will have a female as the vice president," Bannon remarked, emphasizing the need for the America First movement to steer clear of figures like Nikki Haley.

Recent polls indicate that Trump is making strides among female voters after experiencing setbacks in 2020.

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