Jeb Bush is putting to rest speculation that he may be chosen as the running mate of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. “I am not going to be the veep nominee,” Bush said in an e-mailed statement Friday. “Lay that to rest.”
Thompson's much-anticipated announcements, expected in June then on Fourth of July, never materialized. Now, Thompson insiders say he has “always had a date in mind.” Apparently, he just refuses to be pressured, according to those close to him.