Fallin Flattered By VP Chatter
KSCB News - April 19, 2012 8:11 am
A spokesman for Republican Governor Mary
Fallin says she’s "flattered" to be mentioned as a possible vice
presidential candidate, but that she is focused on her job as the
state’s top executive.
Fallin’s name was mentioned as a "longshot" running mate for
Mitt Romney during a segment Wednesday morning on ABC’s "Good
Fallin spokesman Alex Weintz says the governor has not had any
conversations with the Romney campaign about a vice presidential
nomination, and she has yet to endorse a candidate in the
presidential race. Rick Santorum won Oklahoma’s GOP presidential
primary on March 6th with 34 percent of the vote. Romney barely
edged Newt Gingrich for a second-place finish.
A former lieutenant governor, Fallin served two terms in the
U.S. House before her 2010 election as governor.