Mike Pence, Donald Trump (AP/Michael Conroy)

Trump on Twitter: "I have chosen Governor Mike Pence as my Vice Presidential running mate"

Trump said he will make an official announcement at a news conference Saturday morning


Brendan Gauthier
July 15, 2016 7:24PM (UTC)

It was widely reported on Thursday that GOP nominee Donald Trump would tap Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate at a press conference Friday morning.

After Thursday's terror attack in Nice, France, however, Trump postponed the announcement:

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On Friday morning, Trump tweeted confirmation that he had, indeed, chosen Pence as his running mate, but is still holding off on an official announcement until Saturday morning:

Pence responded on his own Twitter account, saying he's "honored" to grace Trump's ticket:


Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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