Stories tagged: mike pence
Sat., Nov. 23, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Saturday, where he met the president of the country’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region to reassure the longtime allies who fought …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday he has no recollection of a conversation described by Gordon Sondland about a link between military aid for Ukraine and investigations sought by President …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that the U.S. and Turkey had agreed to a five-day cease-fire in northern Syria to allow for a Kurdish withdrawal from a security zone …
Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
Pence defends his decision to stay at a Trump property in Ireland amid criticism by Democrats that he’s enriching Trump at taxpayer expense.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence weighed in on a First-Amendment lawsuit challenging a Bible on display at a New Hampshire veterans hospital, saying under the current administration, “VA hospitals will not …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
Iceland’s leader has announced she will skip U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to her Nordic nation, opting instead to keep a prior commitment to attend a trade union conference …
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
In coming days, the White House is expected to send a proposal to Congress for returning billions of dollars of unspent foreign aid funds to the Treasury in a process …
Tue., July 2, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence has abruptly canceled a planned trip to New Hampshire, but the White House and his office refuse to say why.
Tue., June 25, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence told a Latino crowd Tuesday that President Trump has been “a great champion of Latino and Hispanic Americans,” touting the president’s economic policies while warning Democrats …
Mon., May 27, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for …
Wed., May 8, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence has announced that the Trump administration intends to challenge the right of federal district courts to issue rulings blocking nationwide policies
Wed., April 10, 2019
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told the Security Council the Trump administration is determined to remove President Nicolas Maduro from power, preferably through diplomatic and economic pressure, but “all options …
Mon., April 8, 2019
Not everyone was amused by the John Oliver send-up of a picture book by the wife and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence.
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019
Farmer Jeff Jorgenson looks out over 750 acres of cropland submerged beneath the swollen Missouri River, and he knows he probably won’t plant this year.
Sun., March 3, 2019
To meet the emerging threats in space, the newest war-fighting domain, the president has called for the creation of the U.S. Space Force.
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited the memorial site of Auschwitz on Friday along with the Polish president and Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, viewing a train …
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019
Provocative hashtag, vice president’s wife rekindle debate over role of Christian schools in U.S.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
The vice president has been one of the administration’s most visible emissaries during the shutdown fight, meeting with lawmakers, sitting for interviews and leading staff-level talks.
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018
Last year in Vietnam, President Donald Trump laid out the United States’ vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific. Next week, on the president’s behalf, I will lead a delegation …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
The president tweeted his support Monday night, part of a series of endorsements for eight GOP lawmakers in the run-up to the first midterm of Trump’s administration.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
The Spokane Police Department estimates that Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Spokane may cost the city between $20,000 and $25,000.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018
The cost to the city of Spokane for providing police protection for Vice President Mike Pence’s visit likely will be in the thousands.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence called U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers “one of the most important voices in Washington, D.C.” during a campaign luncheon for the Republican congresswoman Tuesday afternoon at …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
It was Vice President Mike Pence who visited Spokane on Tuesday. But the focus of protesters outside his campaign fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was his boss.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018
A 20-foot inflatable baby Trump figure is coming to Spokane to fly during Vice President Mike Pence’s visit on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018
Mike Pence stump speech for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers tentatively scheduled for early October in Spokane
The list of top Republicans coming to Spokane to stump for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers this fall will include Vice President Mike Pence.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence on Friday defended federal immigration authorities against what he called “spurious attacks,” accusing Democrats of making opposition to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement central to their …
Fri., May 18, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence surprised Indianapolis 500 organizers and fans by taking an impromptu stroll through Gasoline Alley and toward pit lane during Friday’s practice. The former Indiana governor spent …
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018
Envisioning “a very special moment for world peace,” President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un for highly anticipated summit talks in Singapore on June …