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Brewer: 'Disappointing' Cruz would consider re-entering race, 'stirring the pot'

This is a rush transcript from "On the Record," May 10, 2016. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.

 

GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, FOX NEWS HOST: Just when you thought it could not get stranger, this bombshell, Senator Ted Cruz who one week ago ended his White House run is now coy suggesting he might jump back in.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

SEN. TED CRUZ, FORMER GOP PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: Listen, we have suspended the campaign. We have suspended the campaign because I can see no viable path to victory. Of course, if that changed, we would reconsider things.

But let's be clear, we are not going to win Nebraska today. There should be no mystery and no excitement in that. We have withdrawn from the campaign, and it's in the hands of the voters. If circumstances change, we will always assess changed circumstances.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

VAN SUSTEREN: So, what do you think that means?

Senator Cruz is not in the race or he is?

Former Arizona Governor and Donald Trump supporter Governor Jan Brewer goes ON THE RECORD.

Good evening, governor.

JAN BREWER, FORMER GOVERNOR OF ARIZONA: Good evening, Greta.

VAN SUSTEREN: Governor, what do you think? Do you think Senator Ted Cruz is being coy and suggestive? Do you think he might get back in the race? And, if so, would that be good or bad?

BREWER: I think it's very disappointing to hear Mr. Cruz go back there, hold a press conference and stir the pot.

You know, all the candidates, Greta, pledged that they would support the nominee. Donald Trump is going to be our nominee. And they ought to be men of their word.

And Donald Trump is our candidate. We need to unify. We need to get behind it. And for Mr. Cruz to be out there making these statements and stirring the pot and implying that maybe something is going to happen at the convention. Now is the time that we all come together, we support our candidate and we get our country turned around.

The people of America are angry. They are angry. They want truth tellers.

(CROSSTALK)

VAN SUSTEREN: Martha MacCallum just gave us the numbers. 93 percent in Nebraska in the exit polls say they are and West Virginia 92 percent.

And sort of speaking of Nebraska, sort of interesting tonight, Senator Ted Cruz doesn't expect to win, but still on the ballot there. You've got Cruz, Kasich, Carson, Trump and Rubio. So they're still -- and we'll see who wins tonight.

All right, let me turn now to the favorite parlor game here in Washington, which is the V.P. nominee and let's look at Donald Trump.

Does he need a woman? Because he is getting -- certainly his opponents are saying that he has got a woman issue. Does he need an evangelical because there are some evangelicals upset with him? Does he need a Washington insider because he is a businessman billionaire, not a Washington insider? Or does he need someone from a swing state who might bring along Ohio or Florida.

What do you think? What do you think he's looking for?

BREWER: All of the above. You gave me lots of options.

Donald is obviously going to appoint somebody that he feels comfortable with. Somebody that's going to help him implement his programs and his policies. Somebody that he can count on. Somebody that's going to support him. And that could be a man or a woman.

(CROSSTALK)

VAN SUSTEREN: Who? Give me some names. Give me some names. Play the parlor game.

BREWER: Come on, Greta. You have heard all the names. All the way from - - you know, there has been -- the woman has been Mary Fallon. We've got John Kasich. Rick Perry. Everybody's names seem to be out there a little bit on the different media stations. But Donald will make his decision. And I think he will do it not earlier. I think he will do it later.

And I hope that he chooses someone that will help him bring women to the ballot. But, you know, it doesn't have to be a woman. It could be -- somebody that's going to support him.

VAN SUSTEREN: All right. Well, he's --

(CROSSTALK)

BREWER: I think that most of the people --

VAN SUSTEREN: And sort of the drip, drip, drip tease we have heard today that -- at least he said to the Associated Press that he have got it down to, I think, five or six names. So we will see.

Governor, thank you for joining us.

BREWER: Thank you very much, Greta.