Bachmann does not deny she is being vetted
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) on Monday refused to say whether or not she was being considered as a running mate for Mitt Romney.
“One thing I know about Mitt Romney, he’s made excellent decisions in the past when it comes to running organizations and I have no doubt, whoever it is, that he chooses, to bring in as his V.P., it will be a highly competent person who could step in at a moments notice and assume the responsibilities of the White House,” she told CNN’s Piers Morgan.
“Are you being vetted at the moment?” Morgan asked.
“Well, that’s something for the campaign to answer on,” she responded. “That’s not for me to make that decision, and that announcement.”
“That is not, as we say, in the journalistic trade, a denial,” Morgan noted.
Bachmann’s former campaign manager, Ed Rollins, has said the Minnesota congresswoman avoided attacking Romney during the primaries to safeguard her chances of being his vice presidential pick.
“There was some talk early on between her and her husband that she could end up as the vice presidential nominee,” Rollins told Politico.
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