Rubio gives thumbs-up to Pence: 'Great pick'
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Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioGOP looks to injure Nelson over Russia comments Rubio’s pro-family, conservative family leave policy promotes stability Dems make history in Tuesday's primaries MORE on Friday praised presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL players stand in tunnel during anthem, extending protests 12 former top intel officials blast Trump's move to revoke Brennan's security clearance NYT: Omarosa believed to have as many as 200 tapes 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."