Trump: Some men insulted that Biden vowed to name female VP

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Photo credit President Donald Trump arrives for a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
By The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized his Democratic rival's vice presidential selection process, saying Tuesday that some men are “insulted” by Joe Biden's promise to select a woman as his running mate.

In an interview with Fox Sports Radio, Trump said, “I would be inclined to go a different route than what he’s done," indicating that Biden “roped himself off into, you know, a certain group of people."

Biden is expected to announce his running mate in the coming days ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention. The United States has never had a female vice president, and the move comes four years after the country's first female presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, lost her White House bid.

Of Biden's vow to choose a woman, Trump said, “Some people would say that men are insulted by that. And some people would say it’s fine.”