Another hard moment came when interviewer Lesley Stahl asked Pence if he shared Trump's view that senator John McCain was not a true war hero because he was captured. He's also brought his finalists on tour, having them opening for him at speeches and rallies to test their receptions before his crowds.
And on the war in Iraq it was Trump who tweaked his views to suit Pence.
Spehler asked Pence what he thought about reports suggesting Trump was unsure about his VP decision, reportedly asking his aids at midnight if he could get out of it, CNN reported.
"Governor Pence is a man of impeccable character, and his addition to the ticket sends a powerful message to Hillary Clinton that America is not for sale", Manafort said Saturday in a statement. John McCain's (R-AZ) feud with the presumptive GOP presidential nominee.
"I don't know where that came from", Palatucci said.
However, Utah delegate Aimee Winder Newton says the Trump campaign is passing around a form allowing people to remove their names from the petition.
The Wednesday theme is "Make America First Again". The roster also includes Trump's wife Melania, and some of the other contenders for the vice presidency, including retired General Michael Flynn and Senators Joni Ernst of Iowa and Jeff Sessions of Alabama. "The police like Donald Trump". The two men, instead of presenting an image of an emboldened, unified front, barely spent any time on stage together, as Trump quickly exited after greeting Pence with a perfunctory handshake and arm pat. And Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, spoke for almost 30 minutes before calling Pence to the stage.
"Great honor. Thank you", Trump said. And even if they do, it's a vote they seem very likely to lose.
Trump has made renegotiating trade deals a central theme of his campaign, while Pence has spoken in favor of trade agreements.
Trump and his allies do appear to have quashed a rebellion from the so-called "Never Trump" movement. Their governing experience and popularity among the party's conservative base would mark a sharp contrast to Trump, whose brand of politics has alienated hard-line conservatives and establishment Republicans alike.
Pence had flown into New Jersey on Thursday for what was scheduled to be a Friday announcement. We need law and order.
The Indiana Republican State Committee will meet later this month to choose Pence's replacement on the ballot. But Pence said he would "have no hesitation, were I privileged to be vice president, to walk into the president's office, close the door, and share my heart". "Face the Nation" offered excerpts earlier Sunday. But if they are up for reelection "they are much, much better off to take this week in their own states, for their own elections", he said.
Still, Trump insisted that Pence voted to authorize the US invasion of Iraq because he, like others, were "misled". But it doesn't necessarily give us the right to commit suicide, as a country, OK?
The proposed ban is an example of where Trump differs from his pick for vice president. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence immediately called Trump's proposal in December unconstitutional.
One of the more freakish parts of the interview came when Trump defended Pence's support for the Iraq War, despite having criticised Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for the same thing.
"Conventions are always fascinating", Kean Jr. said.
As the conventions begin the campaigns are aiming at a small slice of voters who could be in play, and the race looks extremely locked-in.
He says Cleveland is not a stranger to demonstrations and acknowledges that the city has taken out $50 million in protest insurance.
Speaking at a breakfast for the MI delegation to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, the New Jersey Republican subtly jabbed his fellow vice presidential hopeful, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Chris Christie was not picked as Donald Trump's vice president and the New Jersey governor is reportedly "livid" about the decision.
The underwhelming rollout continued when Pence got back to IN, where a few hundred people greeted him at a suburban Indianapolis airport hangar bereft of any "Trump-Pence" signs or other obvious trappings of a presidential campaign.
Priebus tells ABC's "This Week" that Trump is already an intriguing figure to Americans.
Kleefisch, when asked if she's excited about Trump, said she is "excited about winning the White House back".
"Hillary Clinton's foreign policy helped launch ISIS", he said.
Clinton intends to announce the plan on Monday in a speech to the NAACP convention in Cincinnati, followed by a stop at an OH voter registration event with volunteers.
"No", Trump said. "She's not".
There are still efforts to force a state-by-state roll call on the rules for the convention.