(CNN) - She may not be topping polls as a Republican presidential candidate, but Rep. Michele Bachmann has already put some thought into who she might select as her running mate or appoint to her cabinet.
Bachmann threw out a few names Wednesday when asked who her potential vice-president would be, including fellow candidate Rick Santorum, businessman and reality television host Donald Trump, and influential GOP senators Jim DeMint of South Carolina and Marco Rubio of Florida.
The congresswoman from Minnesota also floated Santorum as a potential attorney general, saying his legal acumen was top notch.
"I think that Rick Santorum is a wonderful man personally, but also, I think that he's very gifted when it comes to the area of legal issues," Bachmann said on the Fox News program "On the Record w/ Greta van Susteren."
"I think I could see him as an attorney general. I think he'd do a great job. I haven't talked to Rick about that, but I think he'd be wonderful, or another cabinet position."
Bachmann also said Santorum would be on her list of potential running mates, should she win the Republican presidential nomination. Other names on her list?
"We've got a lot of wonderful candidates who would fit that bill," Bachmann said. "Easily comes to mind I think would be Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina. Marco Rubio of Florida certainly would be in that category. There's a lot of great people out there. And Donald Trump is someone that I think a lot of people would be intrigued with, too."
Bachmann has met with Trump four times during her campaign, last meeting with the mogul in mid-November at the Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan.
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Well, at least she didn't name someone who is currently in jail for murder or locked in a padded cell in an asylum.
I almost spit out my tea, reading this!!! I don't know how somebody like this became a congress woman in the first place. Were all this politicians this bad before or after they were elected? somebody should please educate me on this!!
Bachmann and Trump ... that would replace Berlusconi as the laughing stock of the world. Pretty bloody sad, really.
and it will be a cold day in hell
......Bachmann/ Trump ticket would be a DREAM TICKET FOR OBAMA............
What wouild ever make this woman believe she will need to worry about a Vice President? She's delusional.
Regardless, her imaginary selection of Donald Trump shows again how poorly prepared she is to serve as POTUS. Are social conservatives so posessed with their radical ideology they would choose a candidate just because the person is rigidly opposed to abortion, gay lifestyles, environmental protection, or immigrants? Do they actually want a Christian Theocracy?
All I can say or do right now is laugh.
"We've got a lot of wonderful candidates"
Michele and I clearly do not see things the same....
Clearly, she has no intention of getting out with any dignity. It's over, Shelly, and Minnesota doesn't want you back.
Bachmann-Trump in 2012. The preferred ticket for those who truly want to destroy the United States.
Bachmann-Trump 2012? Wow, that would corner the gas bag constituency that's for sure.
As soon as I quit laughing so hard I pee my pants, I'll probably be crying, to think that this woman is actually serious. Not to worry, though, her campaign won't last and she won't have to pick a VP.
How about Clarabell the clown and Howdy Doody? One of them has more sense than Bachmann/Trump together!
Folks, this is how a delusional/out of touch with reality person behaves. This can be cure after a couple praying sessions at the lunny clinic that runs by her "flaming" hudsband.
cognitive dissonance variants.
Is she talking about OZ?
Not happening. Bachmann torpedoed her chances when she said the HPV vaccine causes mental retardation.
The Bachman/Trump ticket is a surefire winner, assuming the election takes place in the appropriate alternative universe.
If she chooses Trump I'm gonna want to see his birth certificate (and it better not be some damn certificate of live birth. I want to see the "real deal")!
Bachmann – Trump...yes, please.
Guys, the next time you run an article like this, please make sure it is on April 1! With her poll numbers below the margin of error, she should be thinking about how to apologize to the folks from her district for spending the time since her reelection running for President instead of representing them.
She might as well make a list of cartoon characters, as that's as much value it'll represent...
In order for her to have a running mate, she'll have to run as a third party candidate. I don't think it says much for her intelligence given that she is picking a running mate and polls at around 3%.
Bachmann will not be the nominee so who cares what idiot she chooses? The fact that she is even in the running is a black eye for the GOP.
At the bottom of the heap and names VP. LOL. This doth beat all. Why did she not name Newt ???