New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has no interest in being presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpHeadaches intensify for Democrats in Florida Stormy Daniels set to testify against former lawyer Avenatti in fraud trial Cheney challenger wins Wyoming Republican activists' straw poll MORE’s running mate, the Weekly Standard reported Thursday.
"The Governor has said repeatedly over the years that she isn’t interested in serving as Vice President. She appreciates that such attention puts New Mexico in the spotlight, but she is fully committed to serving the people of our state," said Chris Sanchez, a spokesman for Martinez.
The New Mexico governor had been considered a potential pick to be Trump’s running mate. Many believed she would have been able to increase the business mogul’s low favorability ratings with women and Hispanics.
Martinez had previously backed Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioPut partisan politics aside — The Child Tax Credit must be renewed immediately These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Lawmakers press Biden admin to send more military aid to Ukraine MORE (R-Fla.) for president before he exited the race, and she has condemned Trump’s rhetoric on immigration.
A spokesman for Sen. Rob PortmanRobert (Rob) Jones PortmanWicker: Biden comments on Ukraine caused 'distress' for both parties These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Biden calls Intel's B investment to build chip factories a tool for economic recovery MORE (R-Ohio), another some considered a possible vice presidential candidate, said Thursday he is also not interested in being Trump’s VP.