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List Rules Cenk ranks his contenders to be Donald Trump's running mate

Cenk Uygur and his Young Turks network have made it quite clear that they aren't excited about the possibility of a Donald Trump presidency. That said, on the Ranker Podcast, Cenk made a list of the realistic possibilities he thinks could be Donald Trump's vice presidential pick. As Cenk acknowledges on the podcast, once the Republican National Convention hits, it may not matter. For now, though, his list of serious contenders cuts through the chatter of political pundits and gets right the heart of Trumps running mate decision.

Enough of the banter, let's get rankin'!

Ben Carson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cenk Uygur on Donald Trump's Potential VP Picks
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Ben Carson


I'm the only one saying him. Why Ben Carson? He's African American, so Trump will think, "What, what? I got a black guy on my side." So he's going to say that all day long if he makes Carson his VP pick.

Find out what else Cenk says about Ben Carson as a potential VP in the player above. 
Newt Gingrich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cenk Uygur on Donald Trump's Potential VP Picks
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Lately, he's been talking smack about Trump, so he might have gotten the word that he's out, and that's why he's saying the negative things in public.

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Age: 73

Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Educator, Historian, Film Producer, + more

Credits: The O'Reilly Factor, An Inconsistent Truth, Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed, Hold at All Costs: The Story of the Battle of Outpost Harry

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Ivanka Trump is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cenk Uygur on Donald Trump's Potential VP Picks
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Here's what Trump loves: the name Trump. He couldn't resist a Trump/Trump ticket. 

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Age: 35

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Fashion Model

Credits: The Apprentice, Born Rich, 15th Annual Miss Teen USA Pageant, Sex and the City: A Farewell

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Chris Christie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cenk Uygur on Donald Trump's Potential VP Picks
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He's proven that he will bow his head. He'll yell at little old ladies on the boardwalk and teachers, but in truth he'll just yell at anyone he can bully. But not Trump. He's a yes who man who is establishment enough to please people.
 
Listen to what Cenk said on the Young Turks about the REAL reason why Trump would pick Christie in the player at the top of the page.

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Age: 54

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Lawyer

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