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Flynn, Possible Trump Running Mate, Supports Abortion Rights

  • Retired general has been registered Democrat and Obama critic
  • Potential VP picks coy as Republican convention nears
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Potential running mates for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump played down their interest Sunday, even as the billionaire candidate has made the selection process unusually public.

Retired Army Lt. General Michael Flynn, who said he has been a registered Democrat but has criticized President Barack Obama, has emerged as a dark-horse candidate in recent days. People familiar with the vice-presidential search last week said Trump has not made a decision, though a list of finalists has been set.