WATCH: President Trump asks VP Pence to be his 2020 running mate


President Trump confirmed Wednesday that Vice President Mike Pence will be his running mate in 2020 presidential election. 

The unexpected question came as the President answered questions about the midterm elections. 

Nexstar’s White House Correspondent Mark Meredith asked who his running mate will be prompting the President to ask VP Pence in the middle of the press conference.  

“Well, I haven’t asked him but I hope so,” President Trump responded. “Will you?” 

Vice President Pence took up and nodded. 

“Thank you.  Answer is yes. That was unexpected but I feel very fine,” President Trump said.

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