Tag Archives: Mike Pence

Pence: I Never Discussed Invoking The 25th

Politico reports: Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday denied participating in any conversation about invoking the 25th Amendment in a bid to oust President Donald Trump. “No. Never,” Pence told Margaret Brennan of CBS News in an interview to be broadcast Sunday on “Face the Nation.” “And why would we be, Margaret?” the vice president added. “I mean, the truth ...

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Biographer: Mike Pence Believes God Is Calling On Him To Function As The “President-In-Waiting” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Michael D’Antonio, a CNN contributor and biographer who wrote “The Truth About Trump,” said in a new interview that Vice President Mike Pence believes God is “calling him” to “function as a president-in-waiting.” “Absolutely everything Mike Pence does is oriented toward him becoming president,” D’Antonio said during an appearance on CNN on Tuesday in promotion of his ...

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Mike Pence Announces 2020 Launch For Space Force

Yahoo News reports: The Pentagon is laying the groundwork for a future Space Force, moving closer to an order from President Trump earlier this summer to create a sixth branch of the armed forces. Speaking at the Pentagon on Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence announced sweeping changes that reorganize how the Department of Defense handles space operations, even if Congress ...

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Unearthed Columns Show Mike Pence Arguing That Lying About Adultery Is Grounds For Impeachment

CNN reports: Vice President Mike Pence once argued the president of the United States should be held to the highest moral standards to determine whether he should resign or be removed from office. Pence made the argument in two columns in the late 1990s, where he wrote that then-President Bill Clinton’s admission of an affair with a White House intern ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Handmaids Turn Out To Protest Pence

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports: Vice President Mike Pence’s second visit to Philadelphia this summer was again met with protests, this time with a dystopian theme. People dressed as handmaids from the novel-turned-Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale joined protesters outside of the Union League Monday evening. Pence was hosting a fund-raiser at the club for fellow Republican Lou Barletta, who is ...

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Mike Pence’s Hometown Hit Hard By Trump’s Tariffs

The Washington Post reports: According to the Brookings Institution, the Columbus, Indiana area is the most export-reliant region in the country, with just over half of its economic output linked to foreign purchases. “I’m very worried,” said Tom Linebarger, the chief executive of Cummins, who met with President Trump over dinner at the White House in January in a bid ...

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Indiana Has Paid $21M To Clean Up Contamination By Pence Family Gas Stations, Huge Costs Still To Come

The Associated Press reports: Vice President Mike Pence turns nostalgic when he talks about growing up in small-town Columbus, Indiana, where his father helped build an empire of more than 200 gas stations that provided an upbringing on the “front row of the American dream.” The collapse of Kiel Bros. Oil Co. in 2004 was widely publicized. Less known is ...

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Extremist Ranchers Fly Home On Pence Donor’s Jet

The Los Angeles Times reports: A day ago, ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond were prisoners at the minimum-security federal prison on Terminal Island in San Pedro, serving five-year sentences for arson. But on Wednesday, following a Tuesday pardon by President Trump, the father-and-son pair got to fly home in style to Burns, Ore., on an oil company’s private jet, riding ...

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“Mike Pence Sausage Fest” Planned For Kansas City

Kansas City’s CBS affiliate reports: It is always a big deal when the President of the United States or the Vice President of the United States visit the Kansas City area. Roads are blocked off and large amounts of security following their every step. However, Wednesday will be a little different. The LGBTQ community in Kansas City and radio station ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Hosts “Angel Families” Of People Killed By Undocumented Immigrants Because Of Course

PBS reports: President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of circulating “phony stories of sadness and grief,” amid a global uproar over his ‘zero tolerance’ policy for illegal border crossings. Trump is scheduled to deliver remarks on immigration with “Angel Families,” whose family members have been killed by undocumented immigrants. Calling for a “strong” border, he says: “We cannot allow our ...

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COLUMBUS: Mike Pence Speech Repeatedly Disrupted By Immigration And LGBT Rights Activists [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Vice President Mike Pence came to Columbus Friday for a speech on the Republican tax reforms but was repeatedly heckled by protesters in the crowd. The event was part of a victory lap tour for the White House organized by America First Policies, a group created by allies of President Trump to promote his agenda. The speech ...

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OHIO: At The Mike Pence LGBTQ Dance Party [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: LGBTQ rights supporters and people celebrating Pride welcomed Vice President Mike Pence to Columbus, Ohio, on Friday with a “Big LGBTQ Dance Party.” Crowds converged on a small stretch of Gay Street — you read that right — outside the hotel where Pence was speaking to a separate group about tax reform. Videos posted to social media ...

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Evangelicals Bash Pence For Inappropriate “Jingoistic” Speech To Southern Baptist Annual Meeting [VIDEO]

The Christian Post reports: Vice President Mike Pence’s speech before the Southern Baptist Convention is being criticized by many as being too focused on politics and President Donald Trump. At a speech before the SBC annual meeting at the Kay Bailey Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, Vice President Pence gave remarks that centered heavily on touting the ...

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Lewandowski Joins Pence PAC, Will Travel With VP Team

Fox News reports: Corey Lewandowski, who helped Donald Trump win the Republican nomination, is getting back in the campaign game. He is joining Vice President Pence’s political action committee, which will enable him to travel with the VP and puts him firmly back in the president’s 2020 reelection orbit, say sources familiar with the move. Lewandowski discussed the move with ...

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Pence To Mueller: It’s Time To Wrap It Up [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: Vice President Mike Pence says it’s time for special counsel Robert Mueller to conclude his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election. He says: “In the interests of the country, I think it’s time to wrap it up.” Pence spoke to NBC News following the release of three Americans held by North Korea. Pence adds: “I would ...

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INDIANA: Mike Pence’s Brother Wins House Primary

The Associated Press reports: Greg Pence has won the Republican primary for an Indiana congressional seat his younger brother, Vice President Mike Pence, once held for a dozen years. He defeated four others Tuesday in the 6th District race, including Muncie businessman Jonathan Lamb. He’d argued that Greg Pence merely relied on his prominent name and dodged debates. Pence raised ...

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Pence Swears In Homocon Ric Grenell As Ambassador To Germany As Grenell’s Partner Holds Bible [VIDEO]

Notoriously anti-LGBT Vice President Mike Pence this afternoon swore in homocon Richard Grenell as US ambassador to Germany as Grenell’s partner held the bible. Grenell’s history of misogynistic tweets, including attacks on Rachel Maddow’s appearance, had, in part, delayed his confirmation for months. Last week he was approved by the Senate in a 56-42 vote that fell largely along party ...

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Pence Hails “Rule Of Law Champion” Joe Arpaio [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Vice President Mike Pence praised Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of contempt of court, as a “tireless champion of…the rule of law” during an event in Arizona on Tuesday. Pence, speaking at a tax policy event in Phoenix, said he was “honored” by the former sheriff’s attendance, and called Arpaio a “great friend of this president and ...

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HRC Takes On The “Real” Mike Pence [VIDEO]

“Mike Pence has made a career out of attacking the rights and equal dignity of LGBTQ people, women and other marginalized communities. Now as vice president, he poses one of the greatest threats to equality in the history of our movement. With the world distracted by Donald Trump’s scandal-ridden White House, Mike Pence’s nefarious agenda has been allowed to fly ...

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Pence Campaigns Nationwide To Stave Off Blue Wave

Politico reports: Vice President Mike Pence is racking up the travel miles. After a quick day trip on Wednesday to Mar-a-Lago for meetings with President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Pence will return to crisscrossing the country for political events aimed at staving off a Democratic wave in the 2018 midterm elections, according to his office. He ...

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