(Los Angeles Times) Donald Trump introduced his new running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, with a rambling address Saturday hammering Hillary Clinton’s record but also boasting about primary victories and even a hotel he’s renovating. The two shared the stage only momentarily in an unusual appearance stripped of much of the ritual pomp of a typical vice-presidential unveiling.
Trump praised Pence for what he said was a strong fiscal record in Indiana, but repeatedly veered away from his notes to expound on familiar themes— the threat from Islamic terrorism, the need for “law and order” and his vow to force U.S. companies to stop moving manufacturing jobs to Mexico.
On the heels of the attack in Nice, France, and the attempted coup in Turkey, which together killed hundreds, Trump laid the blame on Clinton, the former secretary of State.
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