Politics US Elections: Republican party re-nominates Trump as presidential candidate, Pence as his running mate Updated : August 25, 2020 07:50 AM IST Trump, 74, who faces a formidable challenge from former Democratic vice president Joe Biden, 77, is scheduled to deliver his acceptance speech from the South Lawn of the White House on August 27. Trump was re-nominated following a roll call of votes from elected Republican Party delegates from all the 50 States. Vice President Mike Pence, 61, was also re-nominated as the running mate of Trump. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.