Paul Manafort, top aide to GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, has just revealed that the Republican nominee won’t mick a woman or a minority as his vice president because it would be “viewed as pandering.”
For the past several weeks, many Republican insiders believe that Trump should look at appointing a woman to his ticket to help combat against Hillary Clinton.
Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump’s top aide Paul Manafort suggested the billionaire won’t select a woman or a minority to be his vice presidential candidate because “that would be viewed as pandering, I think.”
In an exclusive sit down with the Huffington Post, Manafort said Trump should pick someone with significant political experience.
“He needs an experienced person to do the part of the job he doesn’t want to do. He sees himself more as the chairman of the board, than even the CEO, let alone the COO,” Manafort explained.
Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s campaign manager, during a previous appearance on CBS, said the vice presidential choice will have “federal legislative experience.
While Trump’s campaign has stated that he will likely not pick a woman or minority simply because of the appearance of pandering, it seems Trump is more concerned with picking a running mate that has Washington experience, which would prove a powerful asset for the outsider candidate.
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