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by Apprentice (1.5k points)
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This past week, Independent Presidential candidate Robert Kennedy Jr. announced that he is considering endorsing Jets Quarterback Aaron Rodgers as Vice President of his campaign. This possibility comes from two factors: 1. Rodgers and Kennedy share aligning political views. 2. Rodgers would bring major attention to Kennedy's campaign. In an interview with host Trace Gallagher on "Fox News @ Night" Kennedy praised the quarterback for standing up for what he believes in, "We want somebody young who’s going to look out for that generation. Aaron Rodgers is battle-tested. He’s stood up."

The decision is not yet solidified but is a genuine possibility for the future.

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by Novice (790 points)
This claim is correct. Over the past week, Robert Kennedy Jr said that he wanted Aaron Rodgers or Jesse Ventura as his Vice President. There are multiple sources that are extremely credible that have reported this, such as the New York Times, CNN, the Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, and the list goes on. Although he hasn't picked anyone as his running mate, he has stated that Aaron Rodgers and Jesse Ventura are his top choices.
by Apprentice (1.3k points)
This claim is true. RFK has publicly stated that he wants Aaron Rodgers to be his running mate in the 2024 presidential election. While it is true and a genuine possibility Rodgers is yet to respond so who knows. I think you did a great job summarizing all of the speculation that surrounds this particular event.
by Apprentice (1.1k points)
This is true and publically stated on multiple platforms. It has been confirmed by almost all credible news sources. While it might be a long shot and a ploy for attention RFK did make a statement about this.
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/4535324-rfk-jr-sparks-furor-with-possible-aaron-rodgers-vp-pick/
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by Novice (890 points)
Although the claim may be true that Robert F. Kennedy Jr. wanted Aaron Rodgers to become his Vice President, it is still not confirmed. Rodgers, just coming off of a heartbreaking Achilles injury with the New York Jets, it is also possible that he might want to finish his NFL career first before he enters politics. Their political views do align which is why the interest is there, yet this claim is very misleading.
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by Champion (13.1k points)

This claim is true, but as of March 26, RFK Jr. has chose Nicole Shanahan as his running mate for his presidential bid. On March 13, BBC released an article confirming Aaron Rodgers and former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura to be his running mate. The article also says that RFK will formally announce his VP selection on March 26, which he has. However, he has chosen Nicole Shanahan. “Nicole and I both left the Democratic Party,” he said. “Our values didn’t change. The Democratic Party did.”

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by Apprentice (1.3k points)

Three weeks ago, Robert F. Kennedy, an independent candidate running for the presidency, said Aaron Rodgers, a quarterback for the New York Jets, was atop his list for a vice president. An updated article from the New York Times said he ended up choosing Nicole Shanahan as his running mate instead.

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ago by Novice (820 points)

Aaron Rodger’s was in fact being considered by RFK as a running mate according to CNN, “Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has confirmed that among his potential vice-presidential prospects is New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers… Kennedy’s campaign announced Wednesday that the candidate will name his running mate on March 26 in Oakland, California. Kennedy told CNN in an interview on Tuesday that he had recently met with Rodgers, as well as former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, about the possibility of joining his campaign”

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