U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan introduces Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as he attends a pancake breakfast in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, April 1, 2012. Romney, just two days before the Wisconsin Primary on April 3, continues to spend his days campai
Romney says Paul Ryan to be his Republican running mate
Posted : Saturday, 11 August 2012 09:24AM
NORFOLK, Virginia (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Saturday said he has selected Congressman Paul Ryan, 42, as his vice presidential running mate.
Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee, announced that he has tapped the House of Representatives Budget Committee chairman at an event in front of the retired battleship USS Wisconsin - coincidentally named for Ryan's home state.
(Reporting by Steve Holland; Editing by Vicki Allen)
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