Marco Rubio stumps with Mitt Romney
Carl Cameron reports from Philadelphia
- Duration 3:19
- Date Apr 23, 2012
Carl Cameron reports from Philadelphia
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Now -- the presidential race we believe we know who'll be at the top of the respective tickets.
And we got an indication today of who else might be on the November ballot.
Chief political correspondent Carl Cameron has the story from one of tomorrow's primary states Pennsylvania.
Mitt Romney will campaign -- most of his top vice presidential prospects.
Florida US senator Marco Rubio a conservative Latino -- Tea Party favorite is big it's glad to be here -- the next president of the United States and now.
Look forward to being a part of -- suffered open anyway I -- rubio has been deflecting questions about the vice presidency since before his 2010 senate election.
Now rubio says he'll keep silent and let the process play out.
Even if it means both Romney and the forty year old first term senator dodged questions about his experience for the job -- First term senator.
Experienced enough to become -- number two a heartbeat away from rubio could you comment on your experience and qualifications in that regard as well.
I don't think I have any comments on that and qualifications for individuals to serve.
In various positions in government at this stage.
That's something that we're gonna be considering down the road as we consider various potential.
The vice presidential nominees.
-- I'm not I'm not talking about that process anymore.
Rubio whose parents fled Cuba to the US before he was born here could help -- court Hispanic voters and is planning a renewed push for GOP immigration reforms.
-- declined to endorse the -- say you'll study once finalized.
Team Romney's promising the most extensive vetting process in recent history so far -- his campaign -- Ohio senator Rob Portman and establishment favorite.
Wisconsin congressman and House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan former rival in Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty South Dakota senator John Thune.
Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and South Carolina governor Nikki Haley.
Indiana governor Mitch Daniels just yesterday discouraged Robby for -- and asking I think I would them.
Demand reconsideration and send mr.
Romney a list of people I think did.
Could suit better the Romney rubio pairing got big applause at a town hall meeting outside Philadelphia -- -- -- extraordinary later.
The -- primaries in Pennsylvania New York Connecticut Rhode Island and Delaware are the first since Rick Santorum dropped out.
And -- he's expecting decisive victories -- only nominal competition from Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich who's broken could end his campaign any day now.
-- -- watch the primary returns Tuesday night from New Hampshire home -- the first in the nation presidential primary and run his first big win in this campaign.
Team Romney considers -- the unofficial end of the nominating contest -- And Carl more than 100 days have passed since the first in the nation Iowa Caucuses at first we had Mitt Romney declared the winner there then Rick Santorum.
They're not finalized yet but there could be another winner.
And it could -- very possibly be Ron Paul who gets the lion's share of the delegates over the course of the last weekend.
The -- Republican Party held an election for members of its central committee and Ron Paul delegates Ron Paul supporters.
Made big big games and so -- Iowa's convention comes up in June in the actual delegates are allocated it's entirely possible.
Ron Paul could come out on top in the end it won't mean much for the nomination but it does mean like in other places including Minnesota.
Ron Paul continues to pick up delegates although customarily at the end if not Romney is the is -- becomes the nominee he gets all of them by acclamation and currency conventions right OK Carl.