Trump Makes It Official: It’s Pence

We finally have a VP pick.

Michael Conroy/AP


Donald Trump’s running mate will be Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Trump confirmed over Twitter Friday morning.

Pence brings social conservative cred to a Trump campaign that has lacked it. But he has disagreed with Trump on two of Trump’s major policy proposals. He has also sworn off the type of negative campaigning that is Trump’s hallmark.

For a full history of Pence’s record, in Congress and as governor, of opposing measure’s to protect LGBT and abortion rights, read our story from Thursday.

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