- 1 year ago
Donald Trump has finally hired someone he can't fire.
The presumptive Republican presidential nominee ended days of intense speculation and political drama on Friday, officially announcing via Twitter that he has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to be his vice presidential nominee -- a decision that pairs up two men whose personalities are day and night.
Famously brash and unfiltered, Trump has shocked the country throughout the election with his boisterous, and at times, colorful rhetoric. A former reality TV star, Trump's flair for showmanship has been evident at every turn of the campaign -- particularly this week, when he held a flurry of last-minute auditions with several VP contenders that sent the political media scrambling.
And now, the billionaire businessman is poised to head into the general election with a political partner who -- by all outward appearances -- appears to be his polar opposite.
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