VEEP Pick Imminent: Pence, Gingrich make the final cut Click to Tweet

As anticipation builds for Donald Trump to name his vice presidential pick, two hopefuls — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich — appear to be the front-runners, according to a person familiar with the deliberations.

Trump will likely make the announcement on Friday, the source said.
Pence spent part of his day lavishing praise on the presumptive GOP nominee, comparing him to Ronald Reagan and using the phrase “make America great again” Tuesday afternoon when he spoke with reporters after an event in Indianapolis.
“I think he is someone who has connected with everyday Americans like no one since Ronald Reagan,” Pence said. “I think he has spoken into the frustration and the longings of the American people as no one since the 40th president, and I think you’re going to continue to see him do that.”
Pence faces an important audition Tuesday night, the source familiar with the process said, appearing alongside Trump at a fundraiser in downtown Indianapolis and then a public rally in nearby Westfield…