REPORT: Trump’s Pick for VP is In

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Roll Call is reporting that Donald Trump has made his decision on who will be his vice-presidential running mate should he survive attempts by #FreeTheDelegates to prevent him from becoming the GOP nominee.

A source shared that Donald Trump has selected Indiana Governor Mike Pence as the one who will receive his rose in the Veepstakes race.

Trump met with Pence on Wednesday in Indiana. He had also met with Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, who was flown to the meeting courtesy of FOX News’ Sean Hannity. In the end, Trump selected Pence for the following reasons.

In addition to testing the men’s chemistry together, 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 introduction of Trump’s running mate will be made formal at a press conference at Trump Tower on Friday at 11 am.

UPDATE: 1:40 pm Eastern

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Jennifer Burke
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Jennifer is a Co-Founder of PolitiStick and the Editor-in-Chief. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a certified teacher with 12 years experience in the classroom. Jennifer attended what is credited for being the first modern-day Tea Party rally in the country in the Seattle area and from there emerged as a powerful speaker and writer within the movement. While still in Washington State, Jennifer was selected to be a member of the second graduating class of the Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute (JDLI), a program which identified future conservative leaders. Jennifer worked as the National Outreach Director for one of the largest conservative groups in the country and served as Managing Editor and writer for what quickly grew to become one of the top 15 conservative sites in the country. She brings to Politistick a passion for the fight for freedom for current and future generations.
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