By Erik Wasson
Thune, who has always supported Romney in the primaries, indicated that he may prefer to stay in the Senate when asked about being the GOP vice presidential nominee on Fox News Sunday.
Thune added that there are “a lot of good options out there” for Romney's team to choose from.
Thune has been talked about as a possible vice president, along with House Budget Committee Chairman Paul RyanPaul RyanHispanic lawmakers face painful decision on Puerto Rico Sessions: Ryan 'needs to' endorse Trump soon Dole: Gingrich should be Trump's running mate MORE (R-Wis.), New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Rob PortmanRob PortmanJuan Williams: Electoral map looks grim for Trump McConnell touts 'Senate squad' in Wes Anderson-style video Liberal super-PAC hits Johnson for supporting Trump MORE (R-Ohio), Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R)
“I hope that we can be a partner with the Romney administration, in the United States Senate, to put this country back on track to grow the economy, create jobs and get the debt and spending under control,” Thune said.