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Marco Rubio and the inverted reality of the Trump VP shortlist

House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) joined Fox News host Shannon Bream on Sunday for what Stefanik might justifiably have assumed would be a low-tension interview. But it wasn’t.

Bream pointed out that Stefanik’s name has been mentioned regularly in discussions of who Donald Trump will pick as his running mate for the general election. Given those mentions, Bream raised past reporting from the New York Times in which Stefanik — like many ambitious Republicans at the time — disparaged Trump’s original presidential candidacy.

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