Former Trump adviser reveals who 'nobody is talking about' that you should 'keep an eye on' for VP

Ex-Trump Adviser Names Potential GOP Vice Presidential Candidates

A former adviser to Donald Trump floated Utah Rep. Mia Love on Friday as a possible pick for vice president on the real-estate mogul's ticket.

"If you were to name some people that nobody is talking about, to keep an eye on with the vice president [pick] ... who would you say we should keep our eye on?" asked Brian Kilmeade, a Fox News Radio host.

The former adviser, Michael Caputo, prefaced his answer by saying he was "never in those discussions" because they were "above my pay grade."

That said, he provided a couple names.

Meet Mia Love:

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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love walks to greets supporters during an election night party, in Lehi, Utah. Love has cut into Democratic challenger Ben McAdams' lead as vote-counting continues in the race that remains too close to call a week after Election Day. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Republican U.S. congressional candidate and Saratoga Springs, Utah Mayor Mia Love waves as she arrives to address delegates during the second session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, August 28, 2012 REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
Mia Love, the Republican candidate for the 4th congressional district, walks through party headquarters as results come in for the U.S. presidential election in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/George Frey (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEADSHOT POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ELECTIONS)
Mia Love, the Republican candidate for the 4th congressional district, talks to the press from the party headquarters as results come in for the U.S. presidential election in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/George Frey (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEADSHOT POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ELECTIONS)
Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love addresses supporters during an election night party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Lehi, Utah. Love expressed optimism in the race against Democrat Ben McAdams, as votes continued to be counted in the state's 4th congressional district. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - MARCH 03: U.S. Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 3, 2016 in National Harbor, Maryland. The American Conservative Union hosted its annual Conservative Political Action Conference to discuss conservative issues. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - MARCH 03: U.S. Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 3, 2016 in National Harbor, Maryland. The American Conservative Union hosted its annual Conservative Political Action Conference to discuss conservative issues. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Mia Love, mayor of Saratoga Springs and Republican candidate in Utah's 4th Congressional District, talks about her political platform in Salt Lake City, Utah, May 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)
Mia Love, the former two-term Republican representative from Utah's 4th Congressional District holds a press conference at the Utah Republican Party headquarters, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 Salt Lake City. Love was joined by her parents Mary Bourdeau and Jean Maxine Bourdeau, husband Jason, daughter Alessa and son Peyton. (Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
Surrounded by her family, Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, talks about election results in the 4th Congressional District at the Utah Republican Party headquarters Monday Nov. 26, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune Mia Love, the former two-term republican representative from Utah's 4th Congressional District held a press conference at the Utah Republican Party headquarters, Nov. 26, 2018 to discuss her accomplishments, Washington politics, President Donald Trump and her future.(Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love greets supporters during an election night party, in Lehi, Utah. Love has cut into Democratic challenger Ben McAdams' lead as vote-counting continues in the race that remains too close to call a week after Election Day. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
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"The two people I think you should look at — and these are unorthodox. First is Mia Love, the congresswoman, somebody who is an African-American leader with really bright ideas and an ability to communicate," Caputo said.

"Is there a relationship there?" Kilmeade asked.

"There is. People are looking at her. There is an incredible opportunity for the Republican Party," Caputo replied.

Caputo added that political observers should also keep an eye on Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton, who he said "is a heck of a guy."

"His backstory is something," Caputo said.

Caputo resigned from the Trump campaign on Monday after publicly celebrating the firing of former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.

Trump has said that he would like to announce his pick for vice president at the Republican National Convention in July.

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