After being picked to give the Republican response to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address Thursday, more people are speculating that U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) has a real shot at being Donald Trump's running mate should he win the GOP nomination.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich recently told John Catsimatidis on 77 WABC Radio's "The Cats Roundtable" that Britt's speech Thursday would be her "big audition night" and could land her on Trump's VP shortlist.

The relevant portion begins around the 1:50 mark.

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"[Biden's] speech will be interesting. I'm sure it'll be full of some props and I'm sure he'll attack the House Republicans, try to get them all excited and yelling at him," Gingrich said. "What's equally interesting is Senator Britt, who is a new freshman Senator from Alabama who some very smart people believe will be Trump's vice-presidential pick. She has her big audition night.

"She's going to deliver the response to Biden and I remember several years ago we had a similar kind of response from Sarah Huckabee Sanders and she was brilliant. So, it'll be interesting to see if Britt rises to the occasion, and if she does it'll be a major step up in her potentially being Trump's Vice Presidential candidate."

Biden's State of the Union address is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. on Thursday.

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