Trump reportedly vetting retired LTG Michael Flynn for VP slot

Trump reportedly vetting retired LTG Michael Flynn for VP slot
LTG Michael Flynn, USA, retires in 2014. (Image: Screen grab of DOD video, YouTube)

[Ed. – Flynn’s as straight an arrow as they come, although Team Trump might want to run this one past the NRA.  I disagree with some notable retired general officers on gun restrictions.  Better be sure how Flynn feels about it.  Trump’s base would be very skittish about a VP candidate who said the wrong things about 2A.  It’s too big an issue this cycle to get it wrong.]

Retired Gen. Michael Flynn is being vetted as a potential running mate for presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, two senior level sources with direct knowledge tell ABC News.

Flynn, 56, is a registered Democrat in North Carolina and served under the Obama administration for a time, but the tenure wasn’t without controversy. …

Flynn, who is now chairman and CEO of Flynn Intel group in Alexandria, Virginia, has advised Republican candidates for president this cycle, and has previously said that presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton [should] drop out of the race because of the email controversy.

When he was asked by the New York Post last week about potentially being vetted, indicated that he would consider it.

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