Tag Archives: Mike Pence

Mike Pence Also Delivered Trump’s Threat To Ukraine

From the transcript of a September 2nd interview with Pence: Q: Thank you very much, Mr. Vice President. I wanted to ask you about your meeting yesterday with the Ukrainian President and for an update on Ukrainian security aid money. Specifically, number one, did you discuss Joe Biden at all during that meeting yesterday with the Ukrainian President? And number …

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Pence Ships Eight “Monster SUVs” For Motorcade On Resort Island That Banned All Motor Vehicles In 1898

The Detroit Free Press reports: Vice President Mike Pence arrived at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in an eight-vehicle motorcade Saturday, prompting cries of “sacrilege” on social media. Cars are generally banned on the island, and that century-old ban is integral to its charm. When President Gerald Ford visited the island in 1975 — the only sitting president to …

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GOP Group Blasts Pence For Indifference To Trump’s Corruption With Scathing “Who Cares?” Ad [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: A GOP group critical of President Donald Trump is now targeting Vice President Mike Pence to call out what it considers corruption in the administration. An ad that will air on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Thursday accuses Pence of hypocrisy for not objecting to foreign governments’ spending at Trump hotels after having criticized the Clinton Foundation for accepting …

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Stephen Miller Trends On News Of Human Girlfriend

Raw Story reports: Vice President Mike Pence has hired a former Homeland Security official as his new spokeswoman, but social media users were more interested in another detail in her biography. Pence tapped Katie Waldman, a former DHS spokeswoman under Kirstjen Nielsen and then communications director for Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ), as his press secretary, and the NBC News report …

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Mike Pence Claims Triple Crown-Winning Horse Bit Him

USA Today reports: American Pharoah has it all these days. By becoming the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years in 2015, the horse secured a life of pampering and mating at Coolmore’s Ashford Stud Farm in Versailles, Kentucky. He also enjoys visits from figures such as Vice President Mike Pence, who visited the horse on the farm in March …

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Family Research Council: Of Course Pence Is Anti-Gay

Over the last week White House flacks have declared that Mike Pence cannot possibly be considered anti-LGBT because, after all, he totally shook hands with Ireland’s gay prime minister and even had a meal with the PM and his partner. That prompted CNN’s fact-checkers to dredge up a mountain of anti-gay actions and quotes from Pence, none of which were …

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Research Shows Mike Pence Once Argued That Since Homosexuality Is A Choice, Gays Don’t Deserve Rights

CNN reports: Vice President Mike Pence once argued that homosexuality was a choice during his fight in the early 1990s against local efforts in Indiana to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation. Pence’s opposition to LGBT equality has long drawn the scorn of gay rights activists and made him a champion of the Religious Right. But scrutiny of Pence’s record …

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Mike Pence To Meet With Anti-LGBT Group Days After White House Claimed He Can’t Possibly Be Anti-LGBT

Oliver Willis reports at Shareblue: Mike Pence is scheduled to visit with the group Concerned Women for America (CWA), a virulently anti-gay conservative group, days after the White House insisted that Pence was not “anti-gay.” Under the “core issues” section of the CWA’s website, the group declares, “CWA believes that marriage consists of one man and one woman.” CWA laments …

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Pence Spent $600,000 Just On Ireland Ground Travel

Politico reports: Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to President Trump’s Doonbeg, Ireland resort cost taxpayers nearly $600,000 in ground transportation fees, according to State Department receipts. The receipts, first noticed by the left-leaning watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, totaled over $599,000 along with Pence’s stay, which required him to bounce back-and-forth between Doonbeg and Dublin for his …

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Pelosi: Trump Properties Are “Cesspool Of Corruption”

Via press release from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: President Trump is violating the Constitution by making money off of his lavish, ritzy resort properties, ultimately prioritizing his profits over the interests of the American people. First, Trump suggested holding the G7 Summit at his Doral golf resort in Florida. Now, the White House is walking back their previous statements that …

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Irish Newspaper Shades Mike Pence On Everything

From an opinion piece in the Irish Times: To look at Mike Pence, with all smiles and handshakes, you’d hardly think he isn’t very keen on the gays at all. Brave Mike sat down to lunch with the Taoiseach and his partner Matthew and managed not to choke on his Dublin Bay prawns. The VP’s wife Karen, who recently took …

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Pence Camp Reverses Again On Ireland Controversy

They’re having a hard time coordinating their lies. Vice President Pence’s office issued a statement late Tuesday saying President Trump did not direct Pence to stay at his resort in Doonbeg, Ireland, a shift from remarks offered by the vice president’s top aide. “Because of some misreporting, we want to clarify that the decision to stay at Trump National in …

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Pence’s Chief Of Staff: He Wanted To Stay In Dublin

Vox reports: Mike Pence’s chief of staff Marc Short told reporters Tuesday that Pence’s stay at Doonbeg was a matter of convenience and safety. The vice president wanted to stay in Dublin, where his sessions with officials are to be held, Short claimed, but an unspecified last-minute schedule change led to the decision to stay at the Trump International. “It’s …

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Homocon WH Flack Shredded For Claiming Pence’s Meeting With Irish PM Demonstrates He Isn’t Anti-Gay

The Hill reports: Chasten Buttigieg, the husband of 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, fired back at a White House aide who argued Vice President Pence couldn’t be “anti-gay” because he was having lunch with the openly gay leader of Ireland. As governor of Indiana, Pence signed a religious freedom law that was criticized as a pathway to legal anti-LGBTQ discrimination. …

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IRELAND: Mike Pence Stays At Trump Resort At Trump’s “Suggestion,” Will Commute To His Meetings In Dublin

The Associated Press reports: Vice President Mike Pence’s staff is defending his decision to stay at one of President Donald Trump’s properties while in Ireland amid criticism by Democrats that he’s enriching Trump at taxpayers’ expense. Pence’s chief of staff, Marc Short, said Tuesday that the decision to stay at Trump International Golf Links in Doonbeg was made at Trump’s …

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Haley Denies “False Rumors” About Replacing Pence

Fox News reports: Nikki Haley, the former U.S. ambassador to United Nations, on Wednesday denied what she called “false rumors” that she could replace Mike Pence as the Republican Party’s vice presidential nominee in 2020. “Enough of the false rumors,” Haley said, tweeting a photo of her and Pence together at the U.N. “Vice President Pence has been a dear …

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Mike Pence’s Advice To Anti-LGBT Hate Group: Spend More Time On Your Knees Than You Do On The Internet

From the far-right Washington Times: Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday he was surprised by media criticism of his wife’s decision to teach art at a school with devout Christian beliefs, and said he’s gotten lots of practice in forgiving his critics. He was speaking to the Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian religious liberty organization, and ADF CEO Michael Farris …

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Mystery Behind Pence’s Canceled Flight Finally Known: He Was About To Meet With Alleged Fentanyl Dealer

Politico reports: Vice President Mike Pence was one short plane ride away from shaking hands with an alleged interstate drug dealer. Pence abruptly canceled his trip to Manchester, N.H., earlier this month but never said why he was pulled from Air Force Two at the last minute. Jeff Hatch, who agreed in federal court Friday to plead guilty and will …

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Omarosa: Pence’s Nephew Is A Trump Rally “Section Leader” Who Exhorts The Crowd To Begin Its Chanting

“I had to attend many of these rallies when I worked on the campaign and even in the White House. There are these section leaders who start the chant, control how long the chants go and quiet them down when they want to. In fact, you’ll be surprised to learn that Vice President Pence’s nephew, John Pence, is one of …

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Pence To Hold Fundraiser At Gay-Owned Private Club

The Aspen Times reports: Monday’s $35,000-a-couple fundraiser starring Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to take place at a private club in Aspen owned by two gay men, sources said Friday. The Caribou Club in Aspen’s downtown core is set to host the VIP reception with Pence, according to sources who declined to be named. Billy Stolz, one of the …

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