Trump Just Hinted at His Potential Vice President Pick – Some Conservatives Will Be LIVID

By Jack Davis. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stirred the waters Saturday by suggesting that former Sen. Scott Brown would make a “very good” vice president.

Brown was the GOP’s choice to fill the U.S. Senate seat for Massachusetts that opened with the death of Sen. Ted Kennedy in 2009. He won a special election in 2010 but then lost to Elizabeth Warren in 2012. Brown moved to New Hampshire where in 2014 he challenged Democrat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen but lost in a close election.

Talk of the vice presidential spot began when, during a Portsmouth, New Hampshire., rally Brown was hosting, Trump asked Brown whether he would run again for office.


A member of the audience proposed a Trump-Brown ticket for the GOP in 2016.

“Vice president – hey, that sounds like it could, hey, hey, very good,” Trump responded.

“Hey, you know what? And he’s central casting. Look at that guy. Central casting,” he added. “He’s great. Great guy and a great, beautiful, great wife and family. So important.” (Read more from “Trump Just Hinted at His Potential Vice President Pick – Some Conservatives Will Be LIVID” HERE)

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Donald Trump Ramps up Attacks on Ted Cruz, Says ‘He’s a Nasty Guy’

By Jonh Santucci. With two weeks left before voters in Iowa cast the very first votes in the 2016 presidential election, Republican front-runner Donald Trump is turning up the heat on his fiercest rival in the Hawkeye State -– Sen. Ted Cruz.

“I don’t think Ted Cruz has a great chance, to be honest with you,” Trump told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos in an interview on “This Week” Sunday. “Look, the truth is, he’s a nasty guy. He was so nice to me. I mean, I knew it. I was watching. I kept saying, ‘Come on Ted. Let’s go, okay.’ But he’s a nasty guy. Nobody likes him. Nobody in Congress likes him. Nobody likes him anywhere once they get to know him. He’s a very –- he’s got an edge that’s not good. You can’t make deals with people like that and it’s not a good thing. It’s not a good thing for the country. Very nasty guy.”

On the campaign trail, Trump is now questioning the freshmen Texas senator for a loan, first reported by The New York Times, that Cruz took out from Goldman Sachs during his 2012 Senate run that he failed to disclose in federal campaign finance documents. (Read more from “Donald Trump Ramps up Attacks on Ted Cruz, Says ‘He’s a Nasty Guy'” HERE)

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  • Colo43

    Bad choice – Donald.. Bad Choice!

  • Barbaree

    I think most people were hoping for a Trump/Cruz ticket!

    • MikefromNC

      Frankly, I can’t imagine Cruz accepting such a scenario; I think he’s far smarter than that.
      After all, they are vastly different in their political belief system and values. Cruz is a rock solid conservative and has a long and impressive record to support that. Trump has never been conservative, and his record reflects that.

      • I see Trump and Cruz battling it out and ending as #1 and #2 – what happens next is interesting:
        Unless Donald gets an outright majority of delegates, he’ll most likely need Cruz, and Cruz would help keep Trump’s policies on track.
        If Cruz gets an outright majority, he’ll have the flexibility to choose a conservative VP who complements the ticket. If not, then the math gets interesting – can he risk aligning with Trump, or Rubio, or Christie? Choices get tough.

        • MikefromNC

          I agree that Trump will need Cruz, but I think Cruz has more scrupples than to align himself with a progressive.
          Trump is trying to destroy Cruz right now. That would be hard to ignore if he were to turn around and want him for VP. Can you imagine the sound bites in the dem’s commercials?
          On the other hand, the clear record on Trump doesn’t seem to phase his followers…

      • Lady Patriot

        If Ted Cruz is not the nominee, he would better serve America as a Senator.

      • CSN

        I think you need to look up Cruz’s voting record on H1b Visa’s before you can tout him a true conservative.

        • MikefromNC

          Rather than argue that point, let me just ask;
          Who is your perfect conservative candidate in the race?

    • dennykray

      If no Cruz-no Trump.

  • MikefromNC

    Scott Brown is a perfect choice for a Trump VP.
    Two “convenience conservatives” – what could be better. Neither of them are conservative, and never have been. But they are both very good at pretending to be when it suits their purposes.
    All they need is a bunch of low information, shallow thinking voters to fool for long enough and they’ll have it made.

    • Russ

      who in hell do you think you are??? what is your choice?? Hillary the lying hedge hog or burnout Burnie the communist ?? Great choice you have there. Talk about low information low life thinkers. You probably fit right in I’m guessing!!

      • MikefromNC

        Too much coffee, Russ? Sheesh!
        Where do you come up with the idea that I would ever support Hillary or Bernie? Obviously I support conservativism, so I would never vote for a progressive or a liberal.
        You are making my point about Trump supporters. Thank you.

        • Russ

          Well I guess from your comment about Trump supporters what other conclusion would anyone come to? Sounds just like a typical libtard response to me. I happen to be a Trump supporter and have been as soon as he announced his cadency. So just because I support Trump how does that make me low information? Gotta tell ya, you really pissed me off. By the way, if not clinton or sanders who?? You never did say!!!

          • MikefromNC

            I like Ted Cruz. I despise Clinton and have no use for Sanders. But that isn’t the point.
            I don’t support Trump; not because I’m a liberal or progressive. It’s for the exact opposite. I am a conservative and Trump is absolutely not.
            Maybe you don’t know that, maybe you don’t care. Either way, it’s still the truth. If that pisses you off, too bad.

          • Russ

            so, just because I support Trump that makes me a low information voter?? Well here is a news flash, Trump and Carson are the ONLY candidates that aren’t trying to further their political career. I happen to like Cruz also, problem with Ted, he just doesn’t have enough support from anyone other than conservatives. Not there is anything wrong with that, but, it won’t beat the hedge hog. Sorry, that is just the way it is. check the stats!!

          • MikefromNC

            Bottom line…

            I believe Trump supporters fall into one of two categories;

            1- They don’t know Trump’s history, or;
            2- They don’t care about Trump’s history.

            I don’t know how anyone could know his history and still consider supporting him as the best candidate for the republican party. There is no feasible and consistent way to claim to be a conservative while simultaneously supporting Trump. Maybe you don’t believe in conservative principles, and that is certainly your right. But if you do, you are supporting the opposite. So it makes no sense. So it’s easier to assume the information about his history is lacking, hence low information.

          • jimbo124816

            Trump’s history:
            Bankrupt at least 3 times, due to over spending and borrowing more than he could pay back.
            Once said about his propensity for divorcing and re-marrying. “The worst thing my wives found out was that it’s a sin to turn 30.”

          • MikefromNC

            That’s just scratching the surface. Many more examples of who he really is.

          • Russ

            news flash: bankruptcy happens to be a right afforded to every one!! How many people do you or MFNC employ?? hum? President Donald Trump. Say it and embrace it and get used to it!!!

          • jimbo124816

            Would you hire a bank robber to be Treasurer of your company? Would you hire a person convicted multiple times of driving drunk, to be a school bus driver? How about hiring a person who doesn’t ever wash his hands to work in the cafeteria, serving food to your kids? We got another dentist because the old one never wore gloves when he worked on us.
            And you want a man who has been bankrupt several times to be in charge of a multi-trillion dollar budget?

          • Russ

            the point you are TRYING to make is totally ridiculous. I see you didn’t bother to answer my question. So I will ask you again. HOW MANY PEOPLE DO YOU EMPLOY??? Can you read that?? If you care to check it out Trump employs THOUSANDS of people of all races and the stupid statement you made about his previous wives Is totally without merit too. They have nothing but good things to say about him. So if you ever decide to get your facts straight come back and play. Till then you are nothing more than a sounding gong!!! By the way we have had just what you are trying to describe screwing the whole country for the last 7+ years. Sure hope you didn’t vote for that lying p.o.p.s.

          • jimbo124816

            I employ 18 people.
            I never voted for a democrat of any flavor in my life.

            Not voting for Trump doesn’t mean I will vote for Hillary. There are other decent Republicans in the race to vote for.
            One of Trump’s ex wives was quoted as saying that the worst thing a Trump wife could do is to turn 30.

          • ArmyCombatVet

            I’m not convinced that the ideal candidate is running for either parties nomination. The two on the left are the worst type of criminals! The two on the right with Cruz, I question his birth story, he was born in Canada, not US soil as required nor was it a military base or port, which qualifies as US soil. His father was a Cuban citizen and his mother was living in Canada. Doesn’t work for me anymore than the Kenyan currently killing our nation! That being said, Trump didn’t file bankruptcy, he filed for reorganization, a common practice in the world of big business and perfectly legal. You own over 50 businesses this will happen, how about you try to build the same business empire and see how it works for you! At least Trump as opposed to any of the other candidates provided thousands of jobs in the worst economy in American history, the others just live high on the hog on the American taxpayer while the people and the nation go to hell and do nothing about the vermin in the former White House!

          • Russ

            so, people aren’t allowed to change their minds?? Like Trump or not get used to saying President Trump. Sure beats the hell out of President Clinton or Sanders. Molon Labe!!

          • MikefromNC

            You keep proving my initial point.
            Sure – people can change. But that is generally accompanied by either an epiphany or a significant passage of time. Like the time between being in college and having teenagers.
            In Trump’s case he was very progressive LAST YEAR. He still supports government healthcare and thinks Hillary is wonderful.

          • Russ

            that sounds exactly like the “story” I heard on lamestream media news. You should maybe try and get you information from someplace other than CNN! By the way, how many emails do you get a week from Cruz asking you for money?? just curious. If you are a Cruz supporter I know for sure you get several because I get about 5 a week and I don’t even support him. Guess how many I get from Trump asking for money?? Yup ZERO!!! Anyway, peace bro!

          • MikefromNC

            Never watch CNN, but if that makes you feel better, go for it.

          • Bob Trower

            Well you proved your own point. You are a LOW INFORMATION. Why don’t you go back to the top of this article and get some information of what this thread is all about.

          • Russ

            well, well, you must be the Great and All Knowing OZ I guess huh? if I need some information on who to vote for I guess I need to ask you is that right? Maybe you should go screw you should go screw yourself. Beyond that I couldn’t really give two craps what you happen to think so go home to mommy. K?

          • Bob Trower

            Well Russ, it just so happens that I also don’t give two craps what you LOW INFORMATION VOTERS do either. just sayin’

        • KDC

          Again…I have also come across posts where Ted Cruz’s wife Heidi Cruz is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and helped write the Manual on how to merge America into a North American Union. One of the things they planned to do was mass immigration that created illegal immigration problems and would lead to a borderless America. That is in their manual. Again, Ted’s wife Heidi helped write this manual. Heidi is also on leave from Goldman Sachs in order to help her husband Ted in his campaign.

          I also learned that Carly Fiorina Foundation was heavily donating to planned parenthood to the Ayco Foundation which is a subsidiary of GOLDMAN SACHS, which controls the Fiorina

          Foundation. Heidi Cruz is currently the head of the SW region in the Investment Management Div. of Goldman Sachs and company and I wouldn’t be surprised if there were many others – as rumor has it so. Coupled with the issue a few weeks back with Ted ‘s plea to people for funds that could of been given to Carly in the order of campaign funding help, it is just odd to me that he would do that? After all he is a GOP candidate running against Carly. More or less my gut feeling tells me there may be a hidden agenda here.
          This is a huge red flag and my gut tells me that both candidates need to vacate. It smells like the GOP establishment at work.

  • wandamurline

    What he says there does not mean that he will pick him…The Donald’s choice will be made and it will be someone that conservatives will approve of. I can see a Trump/Cruz or Trump/Carson ticket.

    • jimbo124816

      I would rather see Cruz/Carson, or Carson/Cruz.
      Either way, it would be better than Hillary-in-Jail/ Bernie the unconscious commie. In fact, any combination from the Republican side would be a better choice than those two criminals.

  • Kevin

    Trump is not Conservative, he not even Republican. There is evidence of this fact all over the place. Trump’s current strategy of using Al Gore’s lawyer, Lawrence Tribe (longtime famous dem/progressive) to try and ruin Ted Cruz is a very eye-opening sign of all of this.
    Also, there is Trump’s somewhat-famous TV video clip from several years back where he boasts about being from New York and having “New York values” (i.e., an affinity for partial berth abortion, gay marriage, and a host of other issues).
    Trump is not a Conservative, or a Republican. He was phoned by, none other than, Bill Clinton a mere days before Trump decided to get into the 2016 campaign. Trump is a self-promoting election “spoiler” who is, likely, working on behalf of the Clinton’s to prevent any real candidate from rising up to enough national prominence to threaten Hillary’s 2016 presidential ambitions. Trump has a loonnggg history with the Clintons!
    Scott Brown may not be much of a Conservative; but, he is still too good for the likes of Donald Trump!

  • Russ

    hey how about Judge Jeanine?? Love that lady!!

  • JoeGoldner

    More evidence that Trump is a progressive liberal . He is thinking Rino Scott Brown as VP . Trump is not a conservative and never was one at all. Do not be fooled by this guy!

  • CSN

    When Trump made this remark, the article it came from stated he was joking. Brown had hosted Republican candidates for President, and did not state he was voting for Trump. He was doing it for all Presidential contenders. Look it up.

    • jimbo124816

      I think Scott Brown would be a better fit with a Democrat candidate. That RINO stuff goes over well in Mass. and HH, but the rest of the country sees right through that.

  • jimbo124816

    Scott Brown won an election in Mass. because the alternative was such a bad choice. He beat Martha Coakley who had some pretty evil things in her background. He was later beaten by Liz Faux-cohontas Warren because nobody knew about her lying and thieving. Later he moved to New Hampshire to run for office again, where people don’t like carpetbaggers. Scott runs as a Republican, but everyone knows that Republicans in Mass. are really democrats, and Democrats are really Communists. So Mass. Republicans like to tax and spend, kill babies, and pass ever tightening regulations. That’s the only way any Republican can win any office in Mass., by being just like a Democrat. People in the Peoples Republic of Massachusetts, will have it no other way. Trump needs to check out Scott Brown’s past before doing anything stupid.

  • bobgreen2009

    My take, Trump is a pragmatist. Virtually every CEO I’ve ever known is a pragmatist. They will do whatever is needed to achieve their goal. It would be very pragmatic to say nice things to your host (Sen. Brown) especially if they are being nice to you but that is in no way a binding contract. That said, it really doesn’t matter what they seem to be apart from Trump, once they fall under his managerial style they will have to be a total servant to his interests. He’ll steadily rip them a new backside if they buck him and reward them when they do what he wants. He’s got enough experience at managing others he’ll know what they’re up to at all times. It’s going to be a totally different realm under a guy like Trump and there will be mass surrenders to his machismo way of doing business. I personally think it would be a good thing. I want D.C. to have some of the same accountability the rest of us have to face in the business world. And I want to see a whole bunch of the upper management of agencies like EPA, IRS, DHS, and all the other alphabetical agencies have their time in the woodshed with President Trump. Public firings with an appropriate deluge of caustic tweets to follow them into their downward spiraling careers.

  • unhappygrammy

    If Trump chooses Brown, he will definitely lose thousands of voters.