Tag Archives: Mike Pence

Sen. Kamala Harris Blasts Pence On LGBT Rights And That He Won’t Meet With Women By Himself [VIDEO]

“I disagree with most of what the vice president stands for when he makes decisions about our LGBTQ community in a way that doesn’t understand they should be entitled to full equality and rights under the law as any other American. I disagree with him when he suggests it’s not possible to have meetings with women alone by himself. I …

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Gay Irish PM Introduces VP Mike Pence To His Partner, Speaks Of Time When Homosexuality Was Still Illegal

The Irish Times reports: On Thursday, Mr Varadkar attended a breakfast at the residence of vice-president Mike Pence. In a short speech delivered beside the vice-president, the Taoiseach reflected on his ambition to become a politician when he was younger. “I also knew at the time that I lived in a country where if I tried to be myself at …

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Buttigieg On Pence: Did He Stop Believing In Scripture When He Started Believing In The Porn Star President?

Openly gay South Bend, Indiana mayor and 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg tore into Mike Pence during his town hall on CNN last night. NBC News reports: Buttigieg said that while he’s always disagreed “ferociously” with Pence on the key issues, he also thought the vice president always believed in “our institutions” and wasn’t “personally corrupt.” Buttigieg wondered when it …

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CPAC Head Matt Schlapp Blasts “Radical Democrats” For Being Intolerant Of Mike Pence’s Hatred Of LGBT People

“It’s the radicalism of what is happening to the Democratic Party. Look, the conservative movement in the Republican Party believes that each American has the right to make their own decisions on how to live their life and the fact is if Mike and Karen Pence are people of faith and want to live out their faith in their own …

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Top Pence Aide Apologizes For Old Column Attacking The “Perverted Lifestyles” Of People With HIV/AIDS

The Daily Beast reports: Vice President Mike Pence’s incoming chief of staff Marc Short disparaged people living with HIV and AIDS and claimed that the transmission of the disease was largely the result of “repugnant” homosexual intercourse in an early ’90s column for his college newspaper. Writing in a conservative publication at Washington & Lee University, Short criticized what he …

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Pence Unveils New Sanctions On Venezuela, Money For Opposition, Threatens US Military Intervention [VIDEO]

Agence France-Press reports: The Trump administration on Monday announced new sanctions on allies of Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro and financial assistance to his opponent Juan Guaido as an effort to deliver humanitarian aid to the economically devastated nation faltered amid strong resistance from security forces who remain loyal to the socialist leader. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in the Colombian capital …

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Pence Met With Stony Silence At International Meeting After Delivering “Greetings From President Trump”

Talking Points Memo reports: Vice President Mike Pence received absolute silence from an audience at the Munich Security Conference when he said that President Donald Trump had passed along his greetings. “I bring greetings from the 45th President of the United States of America, President Donald Trump,” Pence said. He paused for several seconds to allow for applause but the …

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Former Log Cabin Republicans President: Liberals Keep “Falsely Accusing” Mike Pence Of Being Anti-LGBT

Former Log Cabin Republicans president Gregory Angelo has written a typically stupid piece of gaslighting for Fox News: Despite false accusations made against him, Mike Pence is not anti-gay. As a gay man myself – and someone who not only cares deeply about these issues but advocated on behalf of the LGBT community myself for years – this is not …

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Mike Pence: The Shutdown Wasn’t A Mistake [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Vice President Mike Pence told CBS’s Jeff Glor on Wednesday morning he doesn’t believe the partial government shutdown was a mistake, saying Americans find it admirable that President Trump “says what he means and he means what he says.” Despite having the longest government shutdown in history, President Trump didn’t mention any plan to help Congress secure a …

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Actress Ellen Page Delivers Impassioned Rebuke Of Trump And Pence’s Attacks On LGBTQ Rights [VIDEO]

“If you are in a position of power and you hate people and you want to cause suffering to them, you go through the trouble, you spend your career trying to cause suffering — what do you think is going to happen? Kids are going to be abused, and they’re going to kill themselves and people are going to be …

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Mike Pence Compares Trump To Martin Luther King Jr.

CBS News reports: Vice President Mike Pence was harshly criticized on Sunday for quoting the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in his most famous speech in defending President Donald Trump’s efforts to persuade Congress to fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Appearing on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday — a day before the federal holiday honoring …

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Karen Pence Returns To Teaching At Anti-LGBT School

The Huffington Post reports: Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, started at a job this week teaching art at Immanuel Christian School in Northern Virginia. It’s not a school where everyone is welcome. In a “parent agreement” posted online, the school says it will refuse admission to students who participate in or condone homosexual activity. The 2018 employment …

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Randy Rainbow: There Is Nothin’ Like A Wall [VIDEO]

YouTube star Randy Rainbow is back today with a take on the government shutdown set to the tune of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s There’s Nothing Like A Dame, from the classic 1949 musical South Pacific. Watch below as Randy interviews “RuPaul’s Drag Race season three finalist” Mike Pence before launching into song. 

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Pence To Dems: “If There’s No Wall, There’s No Deal”

Axios reports: In a briefing with Capitol Hill reporters Thursday afternoon, Vice President Mike Pence made it clear that the Trump administration won’t give in on wall funding, but said that Trump “has made no decision” as to whether he’ll declare a national emergency. He also suggested that the administration does not want to trade DACA protections for wall funding. …

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Mike Pence: Americans Don’t Care About Trump’s Lies

Mediaite reports: “How can his word be trusted when he has said so many things that are not true?” ABC’s Jon Karl asked. “How can the American people trust the president when he says this is a crisis, when he says things over and over again that aren’t true?” “The American people aren’t as concerned about the political debate as …

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Pence Says Trump Had “Impression” Former Presidents Backed Wall After All Former Presidents Say Trump Lied

The Hill reports: Vice President Pence on Tuesday said President Trump has the “impression” that previous presidents wanted to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall, following claims from Trump that former presidents have told him that they wanted to build a wall. Spokespeople for multiple former presidents, including Former President Carter, Clinton and George W. Bush, in recent days have publicly …

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Pence And Kushner Meet With Schumer In Last Minute Scramble For Deal To Avert Government Shutdown

The Hill reports: Vice President Pence, incoming White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and White House adviser Jared Kushner met with Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) on Friday afternoon in a last-ditch effort to avoid a partial government shutdown. Funding for 25 percent of the federal government is due to expire at the end of Friday absent a …

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Trump Tells Advisors He Wants Pence On 2020 Ticket

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump has been telling his closest political advisors in recent weeks that he wants Vice President Mike Pence to be with him on the ticket in 2020, CNBC has learned. The development comes amid media speculation that Trump could ditch Pence in favor of another running mate. Trump has told confidants that he wants Pence to …

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Mike Pence Breaks Tie To Confirm “Unqualified” Judge

Courthouse News reports: With Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaking vote, the Senate has narrowly confirmed a judge to the Eighth Circuit whom the American Bar Association rated as not qualified. Jonathan Kobes, who has served since 2014 as general counsel to Senator Mike Rounds, R-S.D., will be the second Trump appointee on the Eighth Circuit the Senate has …

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REPORT: Trump Team Mulls Booting Pence For 2020

Vanity Fair reports: On Monday, Trump hosted a 2020 strategy meeting with a group of advisers. Among the topics discussed was whether Mike Pence should remain on the ticket, given the hurricane-force political headwinds Trump will face, as demonstrated by the midterms, a source briefed on the session told me. “They’re beginning to think about whether Mike Pence should be …

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