BOISE, Idaho (KLIX) - The chairman for the Idaho Republican Party issued a statement Friday after Donald Trump announced his pick for running mate. Idaho Republican Party Chairman Steve Yates had this to say about the choice for Governor Mike Pence as vice president in a news release:

We congratulate Governor Mike Pence, and welcome him to the ticket as Donald Trump's selection as our presumptive Republican nominee for Vice President. Governor Pence is respected and well liked among many Republicans, and will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the ticket. He is a strong leader, a solid conservative, and has a track record of success enacting conservative policies. We look forward to working to elect Mr. Trump and Governor Pence and to keep Hillary Clinton out of the White House.

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