Mike Pence, vice president: What to know about the former Indiana governor

Former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was sworn in as vice president on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.

Pence has been a Republican politician for many years, as a governor and congressman.

He has often described himself as “a Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order.” Here are eight other things to know about the new vice president.

Nicole Brown