Mike Pence to launch campaign for president in Iowa June 7


The Republican presidential field is about to get bigger. Two people familiar with plans say former vice president Mike Pence will announce he's running next Wednesday, June 7th. The date of his 64th birthday that would put him in direct competition with his old boss, former president Donald Trump. Advisers say Pence plans to campaign aggressively for conservative evangelical Christian voters who make up a substantial portion of Iowa's Republican electorate. Pence has then avowed social conservative in favors a national abortion ban. The campaign is expected to rely heavily on town halls and retail stops aimed at showcasing pence's personality. I'm Mike Hempen

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