Trump Selects Mike Pence as VP

mike-pence-profile1-300x294Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump has selected Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his Vice President and running mate.

Trump announce on his Twitter account this morning that he selected Pence and will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

The announcement was originally scheduled for today but was postponed following last night’s terror attack in France.

Pence is the 50th Governor of the state of Indiana and was inaugurated in January 2013.

Prior to his election as Indiana Governor, Pence represented portions of eastern Indiana in the United States House of Representatives for more than a decade. During his time in Congress, Mike served in leadership roles as Chairman of the Republican Study Committee and Chairman of the House Republican Conference.

Pence was born and raised in Columbus, Indiana, where he graduated from Columbus North High School. He graduated from Hanover College in Indiana in 1981 and earned his J.D. from the Indiana University School of Law in 1986. Mike and his wife, First Lady Karen Pence, recently celebrated 31 years of marriage. They have three children: Michael, Charlotte and Audrey.