Rubio: ‘I’m Not Going To Be’ Romney’s Vice Presidential Candidate

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says Republican Mitt Romney will win the White House, but not with Rubio on the ticket.

Rubio was asked about his prospects during an appearance Wednesday in Palm Beach Gardens. He said: “I’m not going to be the vice president.”

The Tea Party favorite also was asked about a suggestion by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush that Rubio is the clear choice to be Romney’s running mate. Rubio responded by returning the favor and saying he thinks the former governor would be a great vice president.

Rubio endorsed Romney last week.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

More From CBS Tampa

Hating Valentine’s Day? Goodwill Says Donate Your Ex’s StuffGoodwill stores in the Sarasota and Las Vegas areas have an anti-Valentine’s Day antidote. They’re asking people to donate their ex’s stuff with a “don’t hate, donate” campaign.
The CW Considers 6 Pilots for ’16-’17 Season‘Tis the season for new shows! The CW has ordered six pilots that will be considered for the ’16-’17 season pickups.

Listen Live