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WASHINGTON | Trump to sign bill extending HIV/AIDS program, Pence says

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump will soon sign legislation to extend a 15-year-old HIV/AIDS program that has helped millions, primarily in Africa. HIV/AIDS advocates welcomed the news and immediately called on Trump to drop efforts to cut federal funding for the life-saving program. Vice President Mike Pence made the announcement Thursday at a White House … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump to sign bill extending HIV/AIDS program, Pence says

U.S. Department of State News: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following: One year ago in Vietnam, President Donald J. Trump laid out America’s vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific, in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous.  This week, Vice President Michael R. Pence reaffirmed the ironclad and enduring U.S. commitment to the region … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region

NEW YORK | The Latest: Pence: Terrorists ‘failed’ to ‘break our spirit’

NEW YORK — The Latest on the commemoration of the Sept. 11 terror attacks (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence has told family members of the 184 people killed at the Pentagon on 9/11 that the nation still grieves with them. Pence spoke Tuesday at the Pentagon Memorial. He said it’s important … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Pence: Terrorists ‘failed’ to ‘break our spirit’

WASHINGTON | Pence: I’m confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence says he’s “100 percent confident” that no one on his staff was involved with the anonymous New York Times column criticizing President Donald Trump‘s leadership. Pence tells Sunday’s edition of CBS’ “Face the Nation” that he hasn’t polled staffers about the opinion piece because “I know them. I know … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pence: I’m confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pence: I’d take lie detector test over NYT essay

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence says he’d agree to take a lie detector test “in a heartbeat” to prove he isn’t the author of an anti-Trump New York Times opinion piece. A top Pence aide has already said the vice president didn’t … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pence: I’d take lie detector test over NYT essay

U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Close of the Ministerial Advancing Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon, everyone.  Since the earliest days of his presidency, President Trump has directed his administration to advance and defend the rights of religious freedom at home and abroad, because religious freedom is a universal God-given right to which all people are entitled. … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Close of the Ministerial Advancing Religious Freedom

U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone, and thank you all for being here. It’s an honor for the State Department to host the first-ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.  This event truly reflects President Trump’s ironclad commitment to protecting this important liberty. I want to … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom