McChrystal would pass on any role with Trump
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Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal says he's not interested in being Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Trump scramble to rack up accomplishments gives conservatives heartburn Seven years after Sandy Hook, the politics of guns has changed MORE's running mate or taking any other role in his administration.

"I have not been contacted by the Trump campaign," McChrystal told CNN on Tuesday. "If contacted, I would decline consideration for any role."

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Trump last week alluded to two generals being among 10 names he was considering to be his vice presidential pick. Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn has widely been viewed as one option.
 
ABC News reported Sunday that McChrystal had no interest in the position amid speculation he was one of the picks. He retired from the military in 2010 after serving as the top commander in Afghanistan.
 
Trump on Monday appeared to pour cold water on the idea of naming a former general as his VP, telling the The Washington Post that he wanted someone "political."
 
“I have five people, including the general,” Trump said, referring to Flynn, according to the newspaper.

"I do like the military but I do very much like the political. In my mind I have someone that would really be good," he said.

Trump said he plans on announcing his pick this week. He's believed to be considering Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Speaker Newt Gingrich.

Gingrich has said Trump will likely announce his pick Thursday or Friday.