Trump said that Pence was his first choice, and pointed to Indiana's economy as the primary reason he made the selection.
The state will have to provide funding to refugee resettlement organizations while the legal battle over money for resettlement continues.
Pence met with Carrier Wednesday afternoon to discuss keeping the company to keep the many Indiana job from moving to Mexico.
Finger-pointing over RFRA could have a ripple effect on this year’s elections, as people on both sides of the issue begin looking ahead to the fall.
Indiana’s Democratic Party Chairman John Zody's formal inquiry centered on one of Pence’s staff members.
Abdul Sater Assaf and his family arrived in Indianapolis less than two weeks ago after resettling in Indianapolis with help from the Catholic Church.
Pence says 323 companies, up from 285 in 2014, pledged to create new jobs over the next few years.
At near capacity, a crowd gathered at Epworth United Methodist Church in Indianapolis to visit with families that have resettled in Indianapolis from Syria.
Pence’s comments came in the wake of an Indianapolis archbishop's announcement that Catholic Charities brought in a Syrian family to the Hoosier State.
A decision on which regions are awarded a portion of the $84 million the state has earmarked for the Regional Cities Iniative is expected in December.