An 11-year-old boy put Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence on the spot Thursday, asking the Indiana governor if he was on the ticket to ''soften up'' Donald Trump. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: An 11-year old boy put Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence on the spot Thursday at a campaign stop in Raleigh, North Carolina asking the Indiana Governor if he was put on the ticket to "soften up" Mr. Trump's policies and words. Pence laughed and then said, "I couldn't be more proud than to stand with Donald Trump and we are shoulder to shoulder in this campaign my friend, I promise you." "What I have learned Matthew, and you will learn it when you are Governor of North Carolina, I am not kidding about that, is sometimes things don't always come out like you mean," Pence said. "Donald Trump and I are absolutely determined to work together, we have different style, you might have noticed that, I said at our convention that we nominated someone who is larger than life, known for charisma, so they wanted to kind of balance the ticket." Pence also told a story about when someone posted a picture of him on a motorcycle, "underneath it said 'born to be mild.'"