The suspense is over, Trump has chosen the Governor of Indiana, Mike Pence! As far as I can tell, he doesn’t add much to the ticket nor does he cause any problems. (More on that later.) Five things to know about Mike Pence here.
Ten things to know about Mike Pence, including he was an early supporter of the Tea Party, he endorsed Ted Cruz, and Paul Ryan likes him.
Trump will announce his choice on Friday morning at 11:00 in New York. Since Trump loves surprises, will he now ditch Pence? If Pence is going to run as The Donald’s VP, he has until Friday at noon to drop his bid for re-election as Indiana’s Governor. Indiana state laws prevent candidate from seeking two offices at the same time.
Why Vice Presidential picks matter, here.