The normally loquacious Senate Republican caucus is being uncharacteristically mum about whom they think presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney should pick to play Robin to his Batman.

That is, with one exception: Arizona Sen. John McCain.

“I think there are some very highly qualified people like [Florida Sen. Marco] Rubio and [Ohio Sen. Rob] Portman and [New Hampshire Sen.] Kelly Ayotte and a number of others,” McCain told The Daily Caller before his party’s policy lunch in the Capitol on Tuesday.

“I think he has a pretty good field to choose from.”

McCain said he didn’t think that Romney needed a proverbial “game-changer” pick and wouldn’t comment on whether he thought Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul, whose more isolationist foreign policy is opposed to McCain’s, was a worthy option.


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