Reports: Donald Trump taps Mike Pence as his running mate

Donald Trump will officially name the Indiana governor as his running mate on Friday, reports say

By Brendan Gauthier
July 14, 2016 9:21PM (UTC)
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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence joins Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally in Westfield, Ind., Tuesday, July 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

As Salon predicted on Monday, reports indicate GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump will announce Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate on Friday

According to politics blog, Roll Call, "Trump was reportedly impressed with Pence's calm demeanor, his experience on Capitol Hill and as a governor, and Pence's potential to assist Trump in governing, should the ticket win in November."


The The Washington Post said "senior Republicans "have been told to expect a Pence announcement.

Pence has reportedly dropped his bid for re-election in Indiana to join Trump's ticket.

Trump is scheduled to make a formal announcement during a presser at Trump Tower in Manhattan on Friday morning at 11.


(h/t Roll Call)

Brendan Gauthier

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