Published On: Sat, Jun 23rd, 2012

Mitt Romney reported to be vetting Paul Ryan to be VP

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has submitted paperwork to the Romney campaign and is officially being vetted for the vice presidential nomination, National Review reported late Friday afternoon.


Citing unnamed sources, writer Robert Costa said he was “reliably informed” of the development with the House Budget Committeechair.

Ryan endorsed Romney earlier this year and has joined him on the campaign trail but has declined to speak to the issue, telling the National Review, “Respecting their campaign’s internal process, we’re not going to comment.”

As The Inquisitr has previously reported, Governor Romney and a cast of vice presidential hopefuls including Paul Ryan (but not including Florida Senator Marco Rubio) will be spending the weekend together at the Chateaux in Park City, Utah.

Romney, the campaign’s top donors and possible running mates will be participating in panel discussion and meetings.

Most grassroots activists overwhelmingly prefer Sen. Rubio for VP, however.

Paul Ryan, 42,  has represented Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional district since 1999 and is the chair of the House Budget Committee, where he is the architect of the Republican P


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    […] Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked Congressman Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate, the Romney campaign confirmed on Saturday after a long vetting process. […]

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