Pence Not Likely to Endorse Senate Candidate During Indiana Visit
INDIANAPOLIS--While former governor and Vice-President Mike Pence will be in Indiana Thursday for a tax day event, he is not expected to endorse a candidate in the election for U.S. Senate.
POLITICO reports Pence will travel to Milwaukee Wednesday, to participate in an America First Action event and help rally support for Gov. Scott Walker, who is facing re-election. He'll then come back home for another America First Action event.
But, he will "steer clear" of endorsing a candidate in the Republican primary Senate race between representatives Todd Rokita, Luke Messer and for state rep. Mike Braun.
Tax Day was this week – and I’m pleased to say that was the last time you’ll have to pay taxes under the old, broken system – because tax simplification and TAX CUTS are on the way. #TaxCutsForAmerica pic.twitter.com/SNPiwUqGbg
— Vice President Mike Pence (@VP) April 20, 2018
Last week Rokita was asked to remove yard signs that looked as if the Trump/Pence team had endorsed him, when in fact it was two members of the Trump/Pence for Indiana team from the 2016 election.
Rokita, Messer and Braun have all claimed they will be the candidate who most closely aligns with Trump, if elected, with Messer and Rokita saying the race is mostly about who will be a bigger friend to the Trump agenda.
Thursday's tax event featuring Pence will be at the 502 East Event Centre in Carmel, according to RTV6's Katie Heinz.
NEWS: Finally, a location for Mike Pence's Thursday tax event.
— 93 WIBC Indianapolis (@93wibc) April 23, 2018
PHOTO: VP Mike Pence