VP Pence

MACON, Georgia | VP Pence headlines Georgia rally in governor’s race

MACON, Ga. — Vice President Mike Pence made his presence felt Saturday in Georgia’s race for governor, headlining a rally for Secretary of State Brian Kemp ahead of the looming Republican primary runoff. The appearance came three days after President Donald Trump unexpectedly weighed in on the race, tweeting his “full and total endorsement” for … Continue reading MACON, Georgia | VP Pence headlines Georgia rally in governor’s race

VP Pence in Egypt for talks on security, counterterrorism

CAIRO/January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Vice President Mike Pence is in Cairo for meetings with Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi (AHB’-del fat-AH’ el-SEE’-see) on security and counterterrorism issues. Pence arrived in Egypt’s capital hours after a budget impasse in Washington led to a U.S. government shutdown. He’s going ahead with his four-day trip to the Middle East, citing … Continue reading VP Pence in Egypt for talks on security, counterterrorism

The Latest: VP Pence takes off on trip to Middle East

WASHINGTON /January 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to the Middle East (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence has departed for the Middle East, despite the looming threat of a government shutdown. Pence took off Friday night on a trip that will take him to Egypt, Jordan … Continue reading The Latest: VP Pence takes off on trip to Middle East

The Latest: VP Pence still plans trip to Middle East

WASHINGTON/January 19, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to the Middle East (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence still plans to travel to the Middle East on Friday night, despite the potential for a shutdown of the federal government. The vice president’s spokeswoman says Pence’s trip to Egypt, Jordan … Continue reading The Latest: VP Pence still plans trip to Middle East

VP Pence leaves NFL game after players protest during anthem

INDIANAPOLIS/October 8, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem Sunday. The former Indiana governor flew in so he could watch Peyton Manning’s jersey retirement ceremony. Pence didn’t stick around long. Right around kickoff, Pence wrote on Twitter: … Continue reading VP Pence leaves NFL game after players protest during anthem

Pence hires outside legal counsel

WASHINGTON/June 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Vice President Mike Pence has hired outside legal counsel to oversee his response to investigations into possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. Pence’s office confirmed Thursday that he retained Richard Cullen, chairman of McGuireWoods LLP, to assist him in responding to inquiries by special counsel Robert … Continue reading Pence hires outside legal counsel

VP Pence praises Indonesia’s democratic, tolerant values

JAKARTA, Indonesia/April 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence praised Indonesia’s democracy and moderate form of Islam on Thursday alongside the president of the world’s most populous Muslim nation, reinforcing his message with a visit to the region’s largest mosque. Pence’s comments, though routine, had significance for Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, who … Continue reading VP Pence praises Indonesia’s democratic, tolerant values

US VP Pence says to North Korea: ‘The sword stands ready’

YOKOSUKA, Japan/April 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the U.S. military, promising it would make an “overwhelming and effective” response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons. Pence, dressed in a green … Continue reading US VP Pence says to North Korea: ‘The sword stands ready’