Rubio gives thumbs-up to Pence: 'Great pick'
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Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioStudents gather outside White House after walkout to protest gun violence Overnight Energy: Senate confirms Bridenstine as NASA chief | Watchdog probes Pruitt’s use of security detail | Emails shine light on EPA science policy changes Senate confirms Trump’s pick to lead NASA MORE on Friday praised presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFlynn to campaign for Montana GOP Senate candidate Trump considering pardon for boxing legend after call from Sylvester Stallone Decline in EPA enforcement won't keep climate bill from coming MORE's decision to pick Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate.

"Great pick," the onetime Trump rival tweeted, calling Pence "rock solid."

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Republicans largely rooted for Trump to pick Pence as his running mate. Other finalists were New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Speaker Newt Gingrich (Ga.).
 
Pence, a former House member, fulfills Trump's stated desire for a VP pick with political experience who could work with Republicans on Capitol Hill to get legislation passed.
 
Trump has a rocky relationship with some Republicans, who remain reluctant to back the businessman.
 
 
The Florida lawmaker mounted his own run for president and clashed bitterly with Trump, who dubbed him "Little Marco."