South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem indicated that she hasn't been formally vetted to be Trump's running mate – EVOL

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Sunday said that former President Donald Trump should pick a running mate who “will help him win,” and indicated that she has not been formally vetted for the position.

“I haven’t received any paperwork. No, I haven’t,” Noem told NBC’s “Meet the Press,” adding: “I’ve had conversations with the president, and I know that he is the only one who will be making the decisions on who will be his vice president.”

Earlier this month, Noem suggested that having a woman on the ticket might be particularly helpful to Trump, telling CNN, “All the polls tell him in these swing states that a woman on the ticket helps him win.”

But when guest moderator Peter Alexander asked Sunday whether Trump would be making a mistake by not selecting a woman for the ticket, Noem wouldn’t say so.

“He needs to pick the best person for the job,” Noem told Alexander, adding that Trump should “pick someone that will help him win.”

NBC News reported Friday that Trump’s vice presidential search has narrowed to focus on three Republican men: Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, Sen. JD Vance of Ohio and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum.

Burgum told CNN on Sunday that



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