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Trump Aides Dispute Reports That VP Pick Is Pence — Decision 'Has Not Been Made\

Trump Aides Dispute Reports That VP Pick Is Pence — Decision 'Has Not Been Made\

"No concrete decision has been reached yet."

After multiple reports circulated Thursday that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump chose Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, a number of Trump campaign officials denied the rumors.

Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, said that a decision "will be made in the near future." That decision is to be announced Friday in New York, he added.

"A decision has not been made by Mr. Trump," Jason Miller, a senior communications adviser for Trump, tweeted Thursday afternoon. "He will be making a decision in the future and will be announcing his Vice Presidential pick tomorrow at 11 a.m. as planned."

CBS News reported Thursday that an unnamed GOP official said Trump is expected to pick Pence and would give the governor a call later this afternoon. Roll Call and the Indianapolis Star cited an anonymous source who asserted that the Manhattan billionaire had chosen Pence.

A source close to the Trump campaign told TheBlaze Thursday that anyone leaking information that Trump has picked his running mate is "just doing it for attention."

"[Trump] has his favorites, but no concrete decision has been reached yet," the source said.

Besides Pence, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has been floated as a potential running mate for Trump. Gingrich's contract with Fox News was suspended earlier this week ahead of the convention, further speculating rumors that he could be the choice for Trump.

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