It’s official! After months of speculation Donald Trump has announced on Twitter that he has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate just before 11 a.m. on Friday.
I am pleased to announce that I have chosen Governor Mike Pence as my Vice Presidential running mate. News conference tomorrow at 11:00 A.M.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 15, 2016
Trump had originally planned to hold a news conference Friday morning to make the announcement, but he postponed it following the deadly attacks in Nice, France, Thursday night.
— Mike Pence (@mike_pence) July 15, 2016
Pence has been the governor of Indiana since 2013. He also represented Indiana in the House of Representatives for 12 years before running for governor.