Speaking on NBC's Meet the Press, Ryan responded to a question by moderator David Gregory by stating bluntly "I'm not going to get into the internal processes of another campaign."

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For his part, Ryan denied having in interest in the so-called "veepstakes."

"I'm focused on doing my join as a Wisconsin congressman," he said, declaring that he wouldn't engage in "all that speculation."