Tag Archives: Mike Pence

Mike Pence: I Stand With The President (But I Won’t Defend His Some Nazis Are “Fine People” Comment)

The Associated Press reports: Vice President Mike Pence says he is standing by President Donald Trump in the aftermath of deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, but he declined Wednesday to defend the president’s statement from the day before that “both sides” were to blame. Asked at a news conference whether he agreed with Trump that …

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Mike Pence Defends Trump On Charlottesville [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Vice President Mike Pence accused the news media on Sunday of being more concerned with attacking President Donald Trump’s response to the deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, than on condemning the violence itself. On his arrival here on a weeklong tour of Latin America, Pence singled out “white supremacists” for the attack …

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Mike Pence Flips Out Over “Categorically False” Report That He’s Setting Up A Run Against Trump In 2020

TIME reports: Vice President Mike Pence pushed back against a report quietly laying the groundwork for a presidential run in 2020, calling the allegations “categorically false.” He released a statement Sunday following a New York Times report that he was considering his own presidential bid in the 2020 race. “The American people know that I could not be more honored …

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Waters: After Trump, We Need To Get Pence [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Congresswoman Maxine Waters has been leading the charge in the Democrats’ fantasy of impeaching and removing President Trump from office. And it would now appear as though Waters is already looking into the post-President Trump future and directing her ire at the man who would fill the void in the Oval Office, Mike Pence. While discussing her dream …

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BREAKING: Pence Casts Tie-Breaking Vote To Advance Bill To Rip Healthcare From Millions Of Americans

With the vote standing at 48-50, Sen. John McCain arrived last in the Senate chamber to cast his vote, joined by Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, in favor of advancing the bill to repeal Obamacare. With the vote then standing at 50-50, Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote. Johnson’s vote came after an “intense” but unheard discussion on the …

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Pence Backs Away From Junior: I’m Not Focused On Things That Happened Before I Joined The Campaign

Damage control from Mike Pence: “The vice president is working every day to advance the president’s agenda,” press secretary Marc Lotter said in a statement. “He was not aware of the meeting. He is also not focused on stories about the campaign — especially those pertaining to the time before he joined the campaign.”

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COLORADO: Mike Pence Tells Anti-LGBT Hate Group They Have An “Unwavering Ally” In Trump [VIDEO]

As I reported yesterday, Mike Pence is in Colorado today to keynote the annual convention of Focus On The Family, one of the nation’s largest, most powerful, and most vicious anti-LGBT hate groups. Miranda Blue reports on his speech at Right Wing Watch: Pence began his speech by delivering greetings from Trump, “a good friend of mine, who’s a leader, …

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TOMORROW: Pence Keynotes For Anti-LGBT Hate Group

The Washington Examiner reports: Vice President Mike Pence is headed to the Rocky Mountains Friday to speak at an anniversary celebration for Focus on the Family, a Christian nonprofit in Colorado Springs, Colo. Pence, a Christian, is scheduled to address attendees at the organization’s 40th-anniversary event, according to the White House. The vice president will also visit Schriever Air Force …

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Al Franken: Pence As President Could Be Even Worse

The International Business Times reports: If Donald Trump were impeached, as some Democrats would like, Mike Pence “would be worse” for domestic policy than the current president, U.S. Sen. Al Franken told International Business Times. But the vice president would be less dangerous on foreign policy, said Franken. “Pence ran the transition and some of the very worst nominees, I …

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Mike Pence Lawyers Up Over Russia Probe, Lawyer’s Firm Boasts Of “Extensive Experience” With Russia

CNN reports: Vice President Mike Pence has hired his own lawyer to represent him in the special counsel investigation and congressional inquiries into Russia’s role in the 2016 election. The lawyer, Richard Cullen, is a former Virginia attorney general and a former US attorney for the eastern district of Virginia. Pence interviewed several lawyers before selecting Cullen, who is based …

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Pence Cancels Interview In Wake Of Comey Statement

According to a tweet from PBS NewsHour executive producer Sara Just, Mike Pence has abruptly canceled an interview scheduled for this afternoon. As much of Twitter has noted, the cancellation came shortly after former FBI director James Comey released his statement an advance of tomorrow’s public testimony before the Senate. The PBS NewsHour team had traveled with Pence to Johnson …

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Notre Dame Graduates Walk Out On Pence [VIDEO]

The Indianapolis Star reports: When Mike Pence took the stage at Notre Dame’s commencement on Saturday, more than 100 students quietly got up from their seats and left. There were a few cheers. Some boos. This was not a surprise, but rather a staged protest some students had been planning for weeks. When Notre Dame announced that the vice president …

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Conservatives Ponder Possibility Of “President Pence”

Politico reports: Not since the release of the Access Hollywood tape, in which Donald Trump bragged about groping women by the genitals, have some conservatives thought so seriously, if a bit wistfully, about two words: President Pence. The scandals clouding Trump’s presidency — including, most recently, his firing of FBI Director James Comey, his alleged leak of classified information to …

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MSNBC Panel: Has Flynn Flipped On Pence? [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: “This is a bad story for Pence, either way,” said John Heilemann, managing editor of Bloomberg Politics and MSNBC political analyst. “Either he knew and is lying or he did not know and was wildly incompetent. Either way, not a great story for him. By the way, it seems to me the import of this story is …

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Pence To Host White House Cinco De Mayo Party

Politico reports: Vice President Mike Pence will host a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Thursday, keeping up a longstanding tradition some in the Hispanic community weren’t sure would continue in the Trump administration. A reception will be held in the Indian Treaty Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, the building next door to the White House, on Thursday, the …

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Mike Pence: Misstating The Location And Direction Of Our Aircraft Carrier Strike Group Wasn’t Intentional

Politico reports: Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that misstatements about the location of a U.S. aircraft carrier supposedly on its way to the waters off the Korean peninsula were not made intentionally. Earlier this month, White House and Pentagon officials announced that the USS Carl Vinson and its accompanying battle group had been deployed off the coast of the …

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Pence Warns North Korea: Our Sword Stands Ready

The Telegraph reports: Mike Pence, the US vice president, fired another clear shot across North Korea’s bow on Wednesday, warning that Washington’s “shield stands guard and sword stands ready”. Speaking to more than 2,500 US and Japanese military personnel on the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan as it was moored in the US naval base at Yokosuka, 50 …

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Pence Warns North Korea: Trump’s Strikes On Syria And Afghanistan Show He Won’t Back Down [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence put North Korea on notice on Monday, warning that recent U.S. strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed that the resolve of President Donald Trump should not be tested. Pence and South Korean acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn, speaking a day after a failed missile test by the North and two days after a huge …

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Pence Heads To South Korea Amid Nuclear Fears While Trump Heads To Mar-A-Lago’s Yummy Chocolate Cake

CNN reports: Amid increasing tension with North Korea, Vice President Mike Pence will travel to South Korea Saturday, on a scheduled trip as part of his first official visit to the Asia-Pacific region. The trip comes at a critical moment for the Trump administration and US allies, after escalated posturing from North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un and growing concerns …

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Rachel Maddow: Mike Pence Is Flat-Out Lying When He Says He Didn’t Know About Michael Flynn [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: MSNBC host Rachel Maddow continues her investigations into President Donald Trump’s complicated ties to foreign governments. Last night’s installment was about the tangled web of retired Gen. Michael Flynn’s connections to Russia and now Turkey.Last night, in an interview with Bret Baier on Fox News, Vice President Mike Pence said that the story about Flynn and Turkey …

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