July 26, 2012
Jeb Bush launched a campaign of his own on Wednesday — to get fellow Floridian Sen. Marco Rubio on the GOP ticket.
The former Florida governor is making a big public and private push for Rubio to become the Republican vice presidential nominee, personally lobbying Mitt Romney on his behalf and speaking to the media about it.
Bush told The Associated Press  that Rubio is ready to be vice president, an opinion he shared with Romney in a recent conversation. He also said he’s been a fan of Rubio’s for years, and that Romney gave no indication of whom he’ll tap as his running mate.