Report: ’95 percent probability’ of Pence as Trump VP; Trump plans rally in Westfield

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WESTFIELD, Ind. -- The spotlight is on the Hoosier State once again as speculation continues about Donald Trump's running mate.

Gov. Mike Pence is one of the candidates being vetted by Trump, and Trump's campaign announced plans to rally in central Indiana on Tuesday. That rally starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Grand Park events center in Westfield. Pence told reporters Monday that he will attend the rally and will speak if asked to do so.

On Sunday, The Washington Times reported that Pence has a "95 percent probability"of being Trump’s VP pick. That report cited sources close to both Trump and Pence. It also had a quote from constitutional lawyer James Bopp, who said House Speaker Brian Bosma had sought advice from him about running for governor, since he expects Pence to step down to become Trump’s running mate.

The governor's campaign has not confirmed the information.

However, another name also surfaced during the weekend: retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn. The Washington Post says Trump is also seriously considering Flynn as a VP pick. Flynn previously ran the defense intelligence agency, and he appeared Sunday on ABC's “This Week.”

"I'm honored to be even in this discussion," Flynn said during the show.

"I take it very seriously. If people are serious about it, you know I have to be serious about it," he said.

It's been widely reported that Trump could make a decision by Friday -- that's the deadline for Pence to withdraw his name from Indiana's ballot, if picked. Indiana law prohibits him from running for both governor and vice president.

Before Trump makes his stop in Westfield on Tuesday night, campaign officials say he's also hosting a private fundraiser at the Columbia Club in Downtown Indianapolis.

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