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UPDATED: Sun., July 30, 2017

Pence begins 3-nation European tour in NATO member Estonia

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived Sunday in Estonia for meetings with the presidents of three Baltic nations in northeastern Europe, the first stop of a four-day European tour.


UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017

Trump says he wants voter fraud commission to have open mind

President Donald Trump on Wednesday questioned the motives of states that have refused to comply with his voter fraud commission’s request for extensive personal voter information, suggesting they have something …


GOP’s latest worry: White House turmoil dividing Trump, Pence staffs

Republicans are growing concerned that the staffs of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are starting to feud, the latest trouble to hit a White House that has …


Pence to replace chief of staff with top campaign aide

Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff will leave the White House and be replaced by a senior Pence campaign adviser who has been helping lead a pro-Trump group.


Vice President Pence tries to shore up Georgia GOP candidate

Vice President Mike Pence is trying to shore up a Georgia congressional candidate in the final days of a surprisingly competitive special election in Atlanta’s usually Republican suburbs.


UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017

Pence backs up Trump’s economic efforts during visit to Iowa

Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday reassured Iowa conservatives, some of them cool to Donald Trump, that the president will deliver on his campaign promises to boost the economy.


UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017

Pence cites Trump’s ‘leadership’ in commencement address

Vice President Mike Pence urged graduating students at a Pennsylvania college to become leaders and cited President Donald Trump’s “leadership and perseverance” as an example.


Pence to visit Montana coal mine, headline Gianforte rally

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit a Montana coal mine and an Indian reservation before headlining an evening rally in support of Republican Greg Gianforte, who is seeking …


UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017

Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression, building upon his unsubstantiated claims that millions of people voted illegally …


Vice President Mike Pence reaffirms U.S.-Australia alliance after Trump spat

Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure Australia on Saturday that the U.S. remains committed to the countries’ longtime alliance, as he tried to patch up relations that were left …


UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017

Pence visits carrier as questions emerge over Trump’s ‘armada’

Vice President Mike Pence issued a fresh warning to North Korea from the deck of a U.S. aircraft carrier in Japan, hours after reports emerged that the approaching “armada” Donald …


Pence pushes Japan to start trade talks, tells South Korea to brace for review of current deal

The United States wants “stronger and more balanced bilateral trade relationships” with countries including Japan and South Korea, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday, raising the prospect of opening bilateral …


Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Japan for talks expected to focus largely on trade.


Pence warns North Korea ‘era of strategic patience is over’

In a trip full of Cold War symbolism, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of …


UPDATED: Sun., April 16, 2017

Pence warns North Korea ‘era of strategic patience is over’

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence declared Monday the “era of strategic patience is over” with North Korea, expressing impatience with the unwillingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself …


UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017

White House effort to revive health bill gets mixed reaction

A White House offensive to resurrect the moribund House Republican health care bill got an uneven reception Tuesday from GOP moderates and conservatives, leaving prospects shaky for the party to …


UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017

Pence casts tie-breaking vote to let states withhold federal funds from Planned Parenthood

Senate Republicans needed Vice President Mike Pence to dash to the Capitol twice on Thursday to cast tie-breaking votes to pass legislation that will make it easier for states to …


Mike Pence on his immigrant grandfather: He was right to come to America.

WASHINGTON – On the same day that a Hawaii judge blocked the administration’s second travel ban for six Muslim countries, Vice President Mike Pence made a heartfelt, impassioned case for …


UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017

Pence relies more on charm than oratory to push the GOP health-care plan in Kentucky

Vice President Mike Pence was in full charm mode Saturday when he touched down here for a visit to try to sell the Republican health-care plan in a state that …


Cruz pushes Obamacare repeal gambit that could roil U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON – Ted Cruz is pushing a novel strategy to blow up Obamacare, but it just might blow up the Senate too. The Texas senator is unhappy with what many …


UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017

Pence fought against releasing records as Indiana governor

Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly stonewalled media requests to view public records when he was Indiana’s governor, including emails about state business distributed from a private AOL account that was …


UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017

Pence used a private email account to conduct state business as governor

Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana’s governor, according to public records obtained by the Indianapolis Star.


Pence to deliver commencement address at Notre Dame in May

Vice President Mike Pence will deliver this year’s commencement address at the University of Notre Dame. Pence says in a statement that it’s “extraordinarily humbling” to be able to return …


In trip to Brussels, Pence tries soothing anxious leaders with pro-EU message

Vice President Mike Pence assured nervous European leaders Monday that the Trump administration is committed to “cooperation and partnership” with the European Union, in a bid to quiet fears that …


Pence was disappointed Flynn gave him inaccurate information

Vice President Mike Pence says he was “disappointed” to learn that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had withheld information from him but supports President Donald Trump’s decision to dismiss …


Pence arrives in Germany for meetings with world leaders

Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Germany for his first overseas trip as vice president. Pence’s Air Force Two has landed in Munich, where he is set to deliver …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017

Flynn was never suitable for NSA job

Flynn’s departure is also good news because he was as volatile presence in the administration as he was in the Trump campaign,


Trump knew Flynn misled officials on Russia calls for ‘weeks,’ White House says

President Donald Trump was aware that his national security adviser Michael Flynn had misled White House officials and Vice President Mike Pence for “weeks” before he was forced to resign …


Pence said to base Russia remarks on what Flynn had told him

Vice President Mike Pence’s assertion in a televised interview that National Security Adviser Michael Flynn hadn’t discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with the Russian ambassador was based on what Flynn …


Karen Pence hires former Barbara Bush staffer as chief of staff

Kristan King Nevins has been named chief of staff to Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence.