- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 4, 2016

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is declining to say whether she will vote for Donald Trump now that he is the presumptive Republican nominee for president.

Martinez on Wednesday declined through a spokesman to say whether she would cast her ballot for Trump in November.

The second-term Republican governor has criticized Trump’s proposal to build a bigger wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as a threat to international trade relations. And Martinez has objected to Trump’s comments that some Mexican immigrants bring drugs and crime to the U.S. and are rapists.

At the same time, speculation continues to swirl around Martinez as a potential vice presidential pick.

Martinez is a prominent Republican fundraiser in New Mexico and nationwide as chairwoman of the Republican Governors Association, a fundraising arm of the GOP.

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