Donald Trump on Sunday, August 18th said he would keep Vice President Mike Pence as his running mate. This is because he seeks re-election in November 2020.
“I’m very happy with Mike Pence,” Trump told reporters before boarding Air Force One in New Jersey.
Donald Trump is expected to easily win the Republican nomination for a second term.
At the formal launch of his 2020 campaign, Donald Trump vowed to deliver another “earthquake at the ballot box” in 2020. The said this as he spoke before 20,000 cheering supporters in Orlando, Florida.
The US president warned that “the swamp” he had vowed to drain during his 2016 campaign was “fighting back so viciously and violently” that he needed another four years in office. Mr Trump boasted of his presidential achievements including creating a US economy that was “the envy of the world”, declaring: “The American dream is back.”
He also painted the Democratic Party, his political opponents, as “radical socialists”, warning: “They want to destroy you, they want to destroy our country as we know it.” The rally in a key swing state was well received among supporters in the stadium, who cheered and jeered at Trump’s punch lines – including repeatedly booing the “fake news” media.