Tag Archives: Mike Pence

Pence’s Abruptly Canceled Trip Remains A Mystery

The New York Times reports: Within the Trump administration, Vice President Mike Pence is known as a port of calm and stability amid the churn of chaos. So on Tuesday, when he abruptly abandoned a planned trip to New Hampshire after he had already boarded Air Force Two at Joint Base Andrews in suburban Maryland, it raised immediate questions. It …

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Pence’s Plane Diverts To DC Due To WH “Emergency”

Fox News reports: Vice President Pence’s airplane was diverted from New Hampshire back to Washington on Tuesday after being called back for an undisclosed emergency. Pence was scheduled to visit Salem on Tuesday to participate in a roundtable discussion and deliver remarks on the opioid crisis and illegal drug flow in New Hampshire. But shortly before the vice president was …

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WSJ Op-Ed Tells Trump To Ditch Pence For Nikki Haley

Mediaite reports: The Wall Street Journal‘s editorial page — which arguably has more clout and influence with leaders on the right than any outlet in America — is floating a bold idea: President Donald Trump should dump Vice President Mike Pence from the ticket in 2020, and instead run with former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley. In a Journal op-ed posted …

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Trump Won’t Commit To Backing Mike Pence In 2024

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump says Vice President Mike Pence doesn’t automatically have his backing should he mount his own run for the White House in 2024. Asked on Friday in an interview with Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” whether he would lend his endorsement to Pence in advance, Trump said, “You can’t put me in that …

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Pence Defends Ban On Embassy Pride Flags [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Vice President Mike Pence voiced support Monday for the Trump administration’s move to prohibit U.S. embassies from flying the rainbow pride flag on their flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride Month, telling NBC News that “it’s the right decision.” In an interview with White House correspondent Kristen Welker, Pence confirmed an exclusive report from NBC News that said the …

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Pence Tells Trudeau: “Democrats Support Infanticide”

CNN reports: Vice President Mike Pence suggested Thursday that abortion rights activists support “infanticide,” echoing false claims made last month by President Donald Trump about doctors killing babies that have already been born. Speaking alongside Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during their talks Thursday in Canada, Pence said that while he appreciated the ability to speak candidly with Trudeau, he …

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Pence To West Point Cadets: Expect To Go To War

CBS News reports: Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see combat. “Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic terrorists in Afghanistan and Iraq,” he said. “It is a virtual certainty that …

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Christian College Students Walk Out On Pence Speech

The Indianapolis Star reports: Dozens of graduates and faculty at Taylor University walked out of graduation exercises Saturday morning minutes before the introduction of Vice President Mike Pence, who delivered the Christian liberal arts school’s commencement address. In caps and gowns, the students and faculty rose and quietly walked down the aisle and out of the auditorium in the Kesler …

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Pence Warns Liberty University Graduates: Prepare To Be Shunned And Ridiculed For Being Christians [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Pence, who has been facing criticisms of his own religious views recently, warned graduates that they have to stay strong against the challenges they’ll get from Hollywood, the media and the secular left. “Some of the loudest voices for tolerance today have little tolerance for traditional Christian beliefs,” Pence said. “Be ready.” “Throughout most of American history, …

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US Official: Mike Pence To Offer “Carrots” To Venezuela Military In Attempt To Spawn Uprising Against Maduro

Reuters reports: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is set on Tuesday to offer new incentives to Venezuela’s military to turn against President Nicolas Maduro, responding to an attempted uprising that fizzled out last week, a senior administration official told Reuters. Maduro – who has said Guaido is a puppet of Washington – has sought to show that the military remains …

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Pence Claims Biden Is “Advocating A Socialist Agenda”

CNBC reports: Vice President Mike Pence told CNBC on Friday that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is “advocating a socialist agenda,” just like others vying to take on President Donald Trump. In an interview with CNBC’s Eamon Javers, Pence took multiple shots at his vice presidential predecessor, the frontrunner among more than 20 Democratic candidates, while contrasting their goals with …

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Trump Shouts At TV While Eating Burgers With Pence

The Atlantic reports: For decades, presidents and vice presidents have held regular one-on-one lunches with no aides present. The ritual helps build trust and, because only two people are at the table, prevents leaks, veterans of past White Houses said. Trump ditched that tradition. Instead he has invited to the lunches both his and Pence’s top aides. At the meals …

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Mike Pence: Trump Never Endorsed Wikileaks [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Vice President Pence asserted in an interview broadcast Friday that President Trump’s enthusiastic reaction to WikiLeaks’ releases of damaging material on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential race did not amount to an endorsement of the organization. “I think the president always, as you and the media do, always welcomes information,” Pence said in an interview …

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Mike Pence: I Don’t Believe In Discrimination, Mayor Pete’s Problem Is With The First Amendment [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Vice President Mike Pence responded to criticism from 2020 White House hopeful Pete Buttigieg (D) in an interview that aired on Friday, accusing the South Bend, Ind., mayor of ginning up a conflict for votes. In an interview with CNN, Pence said that the mayor knew that Pence did not have a problem with him over his …

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Mayor Pete On Ellen: Mike Pence Should Say He Has Changed His Mind And Backs LGBT Protections [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: In a taped appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” scheduled to air Friday, Pete Buttigieg responded to Pence’s accusation that he criticized the vice president’s faith when he said the “Mike Pences” of the world should understand that he didn’t choose to be gay. ‘“I’m not critical of his faith; I’m critical of bad policies,” Buttigieg said. …

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Mother Pence On Mayor Pete: He Needs To Understand Not To Attack People For Their Religious Beliefs [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: Karen and Charlotte Pence have responded to Pete Buttigieg’s comments this week challenging “the Mike Pence’s of the world” for believing homosexuality is a choice. While on tour for their book “Marlon Bundo’s A Day in the Life of the Vice President,” the pair appeared on The Brian Kilmeade Show on Fox Radio Tuesday, where they defended …

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Mike Pence Gets Silent Treatment From NATO Leaders After Hailing “Resolute Leadership Of President Trump”

Axios reports: Vice President Mike Pence unleashed some of the most stinging criticisms of NATO allies Germany and Turkey yet from the Trump administration, contending that both countries’ recent actions threaten to undermine the alliance. Some NATO allies see President Trump as a threat to the alliance, with Trump himself having privately mused about withdrawing the U.S. from NATO on …

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Mike Pence Praises Gory Anti-Abortion Movie After Which Film’s Promoters Tweet Out #QAnon Hashtag

Mediaite reports: Vice President Mike Pence lavished praise on the anti-abortion film “Unplanned” just before organizers behind the movie promoted the QAnon conspiracy on Twitter. “Because you never know how long before the next Twitter suspension we ask that you follow us on your other social media platforms,” the “Unplanned” Twitter account wrote in a post in response to claims …

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Mayor Pete Slams “Consistently Horrible” Mike Pence As “Complicit In The Resurgence Of White Nationalism”

Politico reports: Asked about his fellow Hoosier — Pence is the former governor of Indiana — Buttigieg said the vice president has been “consistently horrible” and said Americans face a danger of the continued radicalization with “what seems at best to be a level of negligence, if not encouragement, coming from the highest office in the land.” “I think the …

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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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