The pick must have turned McCain down.
McCain selects his VP
John McCain has chosen his running mate and the person will be notified on Thursday, a senior campaign official said.
A friend said McCain had pretty much settled on his selection early this week, and it crystallized in the past few days. Campaign manager Rick Davis flew to McCain's cabin in Sedona, Ariz., a few days ago to confer, and another meeting about the choice was held with top aides Wednesday.
Now we have this .......
McCain says no vice presidential decision yet
DENVER - John McCain said Thursday he had yet to decide on a running mate.
The Republican presidential nominee-in-waiting was expected to name his vice presidential pick later this week. The hope is to curb any uptick in polling that Democratic nominee Barack Obama could get from his convention wrapping up Thursday in Denver and to create momentum heading into the Republican convention next week in St. Paul, Minn.