CNN’s Dana Bash is reporting on Twitter that Trump was apparently looking for a way out last night on picking Pence as his VP:
— Dana Bash (@DanaBashCNN) July 15, 2016
I don’t know if this is true or not as Bash doesn’t mention any sourcing on this. But since she’s reporting it, it’s news considering her reputation as CNN’s top political correspondent. So take it for what it’s worth to you.
If it’s true though, Mike Pence will surely be thrilled at the news.