Star Parker

Founder & President, Center for Urban Renewal and Education

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Trump’s top 3 VP running mate options are all good

Jun 7

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Star Parker

Founder & President, Center for Urban Renewal and Education

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Unless he is disqualified, Donald Trump will be the Republican presidential candidate in the U.S. general elections this November. While that much seems set in stone, who Trump might pick as his running mate from a crowded Republican field has remained more of an open question.

Watch the above video as Straight Arrow News contributor Star Parker reviews who she believes are the top three picks for Donald Trump to consider as his running mate.


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The following is an excerpt of the above video:

Tom Cotton, for instance, had a distinguished military career before joining the Senate in 2015. Serving as an Army officer in Iraq and Afghanistan and winning a bronze star in the military and the Senate, Cotton has shown the strength, courage and leadership qualities we’ll need in our next president, so we need him in our vice presidential selection. As a solid fiscal, social and national security conservative, Tom Cotton is prepared to confront the moral chaos currently afflicting America.

Marco Rubio, Sen. Marco Rubio, was speaker of the House in Florida before joining the U.S. Senate in 2011. He has served as chairman of the Senate intelligence and small business committees and is a senior member of the Foreign Relations Committee, and do we need that in this season we’re in, as Biden has made the whole world uncomfortable. Sen. Marco Rubio has been a leader in confronting China and is consistently rated one of our nation’s most effective senators. As a son of Cuban immigrants and [sic] fluent in Spanish, Rubio has demonstrated strong appeal to Hispanic and suburban voters.

And last but not least, Sen. Tim Scott, from the great state of South Carolina. Sen. Scott believes America is exceptional, and he is not afraid to say it. In his book “America, a Redemption Story: Choosing Hope, Creating Unity,” Sen. Tim Scott recounts what he has learned from growing up poor, becoming a successful businessman and a United States senator. And I tell you, that smile is what our country can certainly use at this point in our history. Sen. Tim Scott has been a leader on opportunity zones, police reform and other very important issues. He personifies the American dream.

In choosing his vice president in 2020, Joe Biden prioritize two criteria. The candidate had to be Black and a woman. His irresponsibility, eliminated many qualified people and settled on the candidate Kamala Harris. Many Americans believe is woefully unqualified to be president of the United States. As a global force of evil China, Russia, Iran and their terrorist surrogates. They act with impunity throughout the world. America needs a vice president who can assume the role of commander in chief and keep our country safe. This is especially critical since Biden will be 82 and Trump 78. on inauguration day in 2025. Both will be term limited and ineligible to run again in 2028. Donald Trump will soon have an opportunity to draw a sharp contrast with Biden’s irresponsible selection. He has many good people to choose from. But I believe that there are three that stand out above others, Senator Tom Cotton, Senator Marco Rubio and Senator Tim Scott. And I hope that President Biden pushes in on this moment and doesn’t get caught up in credentials beyond experience and looks very carefully at these three candidates. Tom Cotton, for instance, had a distinguished military career before joining the Senate in 2015. Serving as an Army officer in Iraq and Afghanistan and winning a bronze star in the military and the Senate. Cotton has shown the strength, courage and leadership qualities, we’ll need an our next president, so we need him in our vice presidential selection. As a solid fiscal, social and national security conservative, Tom Cotton is prepared to confront the moral chaos currently afflict in America. Marco Rubio, Senator Marco Rubio was Speaker of the House in Florida before joining the US Senate and 2011. He has served as chairman of the Senate Intelligence and small business committees and as a senior member of the Foreign Relations Committee. And do we need that in this season we’re in as Biden has made the whole world uncomfortable. Senator Marco Rubio has been a leader in confronting China and is consistently rated one of our nation’s most effective senators as a son of Cuban immigrants, and is fluent in Spanish. Rubio has demonstrated strong appeal to Hispanic and suburban voters. And last but not least, Senator Tim Scott, from the great state of South Carolina. Senator Scott believes America is exceptional. And he is not afraid to say it. In his book America a redemption story, choosing hope, creating unity. Senator Tim Scott recounts what he has learned from growing up poor, becoming a successful businessman and a United States Senator. And I tell you that smile is what our country can certainly use at this point in our history. Senator Tim Scott has been a leader on opportunity zones, police reform and other very important issues. He personifies the American dream. If these senators are accomplished, they’re very good leaders and highly qualified to be the next commander in chief if necessary, former President Donald Trump can contrast favorably with Biden by choosing any one of these above senators to be America’s next Vice President.

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