Tag Archives: Mike Pence

Pence Hits “Disappointing” SCOTUS Justice Roberts

Axios reports: Vice President Pence told the Christian Broadcast Network in an interview to be broadcast Thursday that Chief Justice John Roberts “has been a disappointment to conservatives.” The conservative Roberts has this year sided with the Supreme Court’s more liberal justices on abortion, LGBTQ discrimination and the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Roberts wrote last month’s ruling …

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Emails Show Pence Pressured Navy To Reinstate Former Missouri Gov Who Left Office In Violent Sex Scandal

Law & Crime reports: The office of Vice President Mike Pence used political pressure to get former Missouri governor Eric Greitens reinstated into the Navy despite those in command stating they wanted nothing to do with the scandal-plagued former SEAL, the Kansas City Star reported Saturday. The Star obtained 850 pages of documents through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) …

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Pence Campaign Bus Collides With Dump Truck

Fox News reports: Vice President Mike Pence was involved in a minor vehicle collision Thursday morning while stumping through western Pennsylvania — shortly followed by a second campaign caravan crash. With Pence aboard, the Trump 2020 campaign bus collided with a dump truck around 11 a.m. in Allegheny County, according to journalists in the accompanying press pool. Following the minor …

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FL Reports 9K New COVID Cases, Pence Visits DeSantis

Florida Today reports: The Florida Department of Health reported 8,892 new COVID-19 cases Monday. While that marks the lowest daily total since July 9, it’s the 34th consecutive day the state has recorded more than 5,000 new cases. Florida has counted a total of 432,747 cases since the pandemic began. The state also reported 77 new deaths, increasing the state’s …

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Pence: “You Won’t Be Safe In Joe Biden’s America”

The Wisconsin State Journal reports: Vice President Mike Pence stepped up attacks on Joe Biden with an aggressive speech Friday in the birthplace of the Republican Party, casting the election in under four months as a choice “between freedom and opportunity and socialism and decline.” Pence said that if Biden wins the election, the country will spin into economic decline, …

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Pence: When Rioters Were Burning A Church, Biden Sent A Press Release, Trump Sent The National Guard

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump was the last line of defense between law-abiding people and a dangerous, left-wing mob intent on toppling statues and ripping the nation apart, according to Vice President Mike Pence. “When rioters were setting fire to one of the oldest churches in America and defacing our national monuments, Joe Biden sent out a press release. …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House COVID Task Force Briefing

The Associated Press reports: The White House coronavirus task force will host a news conference on Wednesday to address the rising number of COVID-19 cases across the country. States across the U.S. have been experiencing significant spikes in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, which is presumed to be related to premature reopening of economies amid the pandemic. On Tuesday Florida …

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Pence’s AZ Trip Was Delayed Due To COVID+ Agents

The Washington Post reports: Vice President Pence’s trip to Arizona this week had to be postponed by a day after several Secret Service agents who helped organize the visit either tested positive for the coronavirus or were showing symptoms of being infected. Pence was scheduled to go to Phoenix on Tuesday but went on Wednesday instead so that healthy agents …

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Pence Chief Of Staff Has Not Divested From Companies Affected By COVID Pandemic, Keeps Meeting With Them

From the government watchdog group CREW: New evidence has emerged that suggests Vice President Pence’s Chief of Staff Marc Short appears to have participated in three additional meetings with companies whose stock he held, which could violate criminal conflict of interest law, according to a letter sent today to the FBI by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). …

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Mike Pence: Wearing Masks Is “A Good Idea” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday encouraged people living in areas with coronavirus outbreaks to wear masks to prevent the spread of the virus. At a news conference alongside Texas and Trump administration officials at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Pence plainly called on Americans to “wear a mask, wherever it’s indicated.” “We …

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Pence Cancels Campaign Visits To Arizona And Florida

Florida Politics reports: Vice President Mike Pence indefinitely postponed a rally planned Thursday in Sarasota. The Republican Party of Sarasota announced Saturday that the stop, part of Pence’s “Faith In America” tour, was off for now. “Stay tuned for updates on the new time for Vice President’s visit,” an email blasts reads. The news came the same day Florida reported …

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Live Video: First WH Task Force Briefing In Two Months

PBS NewsHour reports:  The White House coronavirus task force will convene its first briefing in weeks as coronavirus cases spike in various parts of the country, compromising President Trump’s reopening strategy. The task force, led by Vice President Pence, will address reporters at the Department of Health and Human Services, not the White House, as it has done in previous …

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Pences Voted By Mail In Primary Using Former Address

The Associated Press reports: Vice President Mike Pence and a half-dozen other senior advisers to President Donald Trump have repeatedly voted by mail, according to election records obtained by The Associated Press. That undercuts the president’s argument that the practice will lead to widespread fraud this November. More than three years after leaving the Indiana governor’s residence, Pence still lists …

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Pence Repeatedly Refuses To Say “Black Lives Matter”

Newsweek report: Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly refused to utter the phrase “Black lives matter” during an interview on Juneteenth, insisting on saying “all lives matter” instead. Pence made the remarks during a Friday interview with Philadelphia ABC affiliate WPVI, after anchor Brian Taff asked the vice president if he would say the words “Black lives matter.” “Let me just …

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Pence Pens WSJ Op-Ed: “There Is No Second Wave”

Mike Pence writes for the Wall Street Journal: In recent days, the media has taken to sounding the alarm bells over a “second wave” of coronavirus infections. Such panic is overblown. Thanks to the leadership of President Trump and the courage and compassion of the American people, our public health system is far stronger than it was four months ago, …

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Pence Urged Governors To Lie About COVID Spikes

The New York Times reports: Vice President Mike Pence encouraged governors on Monday to adopt the administration’s explanation that a rise in testing was a reason behind new coronavirus outbreaks, even though testing data has shown that such a claim is misleading. “I would just encourage you all, as we talk about these things, to make sure and continue to …

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Pence Deletes Photo Showing Lockdown Violations

Mediaite reports: Vice President Mike Pence posted and then deleted a tweet taken at a Trump 2020 campaign office in Arlington, Virginia, which showed dozens of staffers packed in shoulder to shoulder none of whom were wearing masks, which appeared to violate Covid-19 social distancing rules still in effect in that state. Pence, who still chairs the White House coronavirus …

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Man Who Staged Dramatic Exit From Football Game Over Kneeling Players Says “No Tolerance For Racism”

“We have no tolerance for racism in America. We have no tolerance for violence inspired by racism. And as President Trump said, justice will be served. We also believe in law and order in this country. We condemn violence against property or persons. We will also always stand for the right of Americans to peacefully protest and let their voices …

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Pence Aide Owns Stock In COVID Response Companies

NPR reports: Marc Short, the chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, owns between $506,043 and $1.64 million worth of individual stocks in companies doing work related to the Trump administration’s pandemic response — holdings that could run afoul of conflict of interest laws. Many of the medical, pharmaceutical and manufacturing companies – including 3M, Abbott Laboratories, Gilead Sciences, …

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Mike Pence Says He’s Not Taking Trump’s Malaria Drug

Fox News reports: Vice President Mike Pence told Fox News Tuesday that he — unlike President Trump — is not taking hydroxychloroquine as part of an effort to stave off coronavirus. “My physician hasn’t recommended that, but I wouldn’t hesitate” to take it if he did recommend it, Pence added. Pence gave the interview following a meeting of the National …

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