Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIG investigating Comey memos over classified information: report Overnight Defense: Congress poised for busy week on nominations, defense bill | Trump to deliver Naval Academy commencement speech | Trump administration appeals decision to block suspected combatant's transfer Top Pruitt aid requested backdate to resignation letter: report MORE says he never considered South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be his running mate. 

"No, not Nikki Haley. She wasn't under consideration," Trump told Fox News's Bret Baier on Thursday after the host mentioned reports of Haley and others being on the businessman's VP list.
 
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Haley, who memorably delivered a stinging rebuke of Trump following the State of the Union in January, said Wednesday she wasn't interested in being his running mate.
 
A senior Trump campaign source had told CNN on Wednesday that Haley, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and Sen. Rob PortmanRobert (Rob) Jones PortmanTax rules will be subject to more OMB review under new memo Ending sex trafficking tomorrow requires preventing child abuse today Doctors bristle at push for opioid prescription limits MORE (R-Ohio) were the campaign's early favorites for VP.
 
Trump has said he wants someone with political experience to serve as his running mate, signaling there was a chance it could be a former rival.

Trump confirmed to Fox News that he's spoken with Rubio since the senator dropped out in March. The New York Times reported they've spoken by phone multiple times.

"We've had really nice conversations, not necessarily about" the VP slot, Trump said. "Not necessarily with respect to any position, but it could happen."