Trump campaign says Pence will be ‘fiery’ in VP debate

In this Aug. 8, 2016, photo, Republican vice presidential candidate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a campaign stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa. It's been one potentially disastrous misstep after another for Donald Trump this week but you wouldn't know it watching Pence. Trump's running mate is the campaign's happy warrior, avoiding addressing each new eyebrow raising comment the businessman makes while delighting in telling cheering audiences that Trump won't "tiptoe around" the rules of political correctness. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) – Donald Trump’s campaign manager says Trump’s running mate will put in a “fiery performance” in the vice presidential debate.

Speaking Tuesday on CBS “This Morning,” Kellyanne Conway says even though Mike Pence is “known as low key,” he will fight to defend the Republican candidate and will go after his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.

Pence faces off against Clinton’s running mate, Tim Kaine, on Tuesday night in the only vice presidential debate.

Even though Pence and Kaine have campaigned for more than two months, many people say they still don’t have a feel for either man. In a recent Associated Press-GfK poll, more than half of registered voters said they didn’t know enough about Kaine to venture an opinion about him, and about 44 percent said the same for Pence.

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