Corker out, Sessions remains a potential pick for Trump’s VP

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Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions is one of Donald Trumps 10 potential vice presidential picks, according to campaign sources. Despite two potential picks removing their names from consideration Trump says there are 10 more waiting in the wings.

“I’m looking at 10 people,” Trump said. “Three or four called me up, all want to be considered.”

Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee confirmed to FOX News he was taking himself out of the running because the job was “too political” for him. 

“It’s a highly political job, and that’s not who I am. We had a very open conversation about that, and actually, we have been very candid about it from the very beginning of our meetings,” Corker told The Washington Post in a separate interview.

Trump is expected to announce his choice ahead of the Republican Convention in Cleveland later this month.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence are among the short list of candidates, according to campaign sources.

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