Despite my best efforts, Governor Bob McDonnell refused to entertain any notion of his prospects as a potential running mate for Mitt Romney.
The Governor was hosting an event Wednesday for Romney at a Richmond small business. He is headed to Iowa on Romney's behalf on Thursday.
He did make a few jokes, perhaps hinted at a future presidential run, but flatly refused to talk about any role he may play on the GOP 2012 ticket.
Here is our exchange:
But we did learn that he thinks Iowa has nice cows this time of year.