Trump vice presidential search narrowed to 4 or 5 politicians

Clinton and Trump Deciding on Vice President Picks
Clinton and Trump Deciding on Vice President Picks

WASHINGTON, June 8 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday said he had narrowed his search for a vice presidential running mate down to four or five unnamed establishment politicians, including one former rival who has not endorsed him, according to a Bloomberg interview.

"I'd like to save it, give it the old fashioned way, right?" Trump said of not announcing his choice until the Republican National Convention in July.

See some of the figures rumored to be on the list:

In another interview with TIME magazine release Wednesday, the outspoken businessman said he was "disappointed and surprised" by the criticism and charges of racism he had received from Republican leaders for comments he made about the Mexican heritage of a federal judge.

"I had just won more votes than anyone in the history of the party, so I was a little bit surprised when they said that," Trump told TIME. "I didn't think it was necessary. But you know, they have to say what they have to say. I'm a big boy. They have to say what they have to say."

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(Reporting by Alana Wise; Editing by Chris Reese

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