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Pence arrives in Nebraska as U.S. Midwest reels from historic floods

The floodwaters have inundated a large swath of farm states Iowa and Nebraska along the Missouri River, North America's longest river, prompting half of Iowa's 99 counties to declare states of emergency."Touched down in Omaha, Nebraska to survey flood damage & thank volunteers & emergency personnel," Pence said on Twitter, in a post that included photos of him meeting with the governors of both states and lawmakers. Nebraska, Iowa and Wisconsin have all declared states of emergency in the flood...
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Record floods inundate U.S. Midwestern states as Pence arrives

Catastrophic floods devastated farms and towns in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday after leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, with waters yet to crest in parts of the U.S. Midwest for several days. The floods inundated stretches of the two farm states along the Missouri River, North America's longest river. Nearly half of Iowa's 99 counties have been declared disaster areas.
Tags: News, Iowa, Nebraska, Midwest, Pence, Missouri River North America


Nebraska Floods: 74 Cities, 65 Counties Declare A State of Emergency

Vice President Pence will visit Nebraska on Tuesday to survey damage caused by Midwest floods that have killed at least four people and displaced hundreds.(Image credit: Nati Harnik/AP)
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Pence To Survey Flood Damage In Nebraska

Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Nebraska to survey damage from flooding in the Midwest. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that President Donald Trump requested Pence go Tuesday to the Midwest to see the damage. Sanders says Pence will be joined by Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds. The tweet did not say where in Nebraska Pence would go. [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Iowa, Nebraska, Flooding, Donald Trump, Midwest, Sanders, Mike Pence, Pete Ricketts, Pence, Kim Reynolds, Sarah Sanders, Kate Riga, AP story, Midwest White House, Nebraska Pence


Loyalty Pays: Pence To Help Graham Kick Off Reelection Effort In South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making a trip to South Carolina to help kickoff U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s bid for a fourth term. Graham’s campaign says Pence will be with Graham at events in Myrtle Beach and Greenville on March 30. In a release, Graham praised Pence as “a strong ally and close friend.” The 63-year-old senator has often fielded challenges from the right in his previous re-election campaigns, subject to criticism that he’s been too willing to work with Democ...
Tags: News, Graham, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Lindsey Graham, Greenville, Mike Pence, Myrtle Beach, Pence, COLUMBIA S C AP, Democratic National Committee, Sen Lindsey Graham, Henry McMaster, Jaime Harrison, Kate Riga, AP story


Pence to help Lindsey Graham kickoff S. Carolina re-election

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making a trip to South Carolina to help kickoff U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s bid for a fourth term. Graham’s campaign says Pence will be with Graham at events in Myrtle Beach and Greenville on March 30. In a release, Graham praised Pence as “a strong ally […]
Tags: News, Nation, Graham, South Carolina, Lindsey Graham, Greenville, Mike Pence, Myrtle Beach, Pence, Carolina, COLUMBIA S C AP, Sen Lindsey Graham


Trump Wants to Eliminate H.I.V. But Some of His Policies Do the Opposite.

The president will need to start listening to health experts if he’s going to eradicate the virus in the country.
Tags: News, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Mike, Pence, Trump Wants, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Hypodermic Needles and Syringes


Good Cop or Good Soldier? Mike Pence Is a Tempting Target for 2020 Democrats

In their search to present themselves as the antidote to President Trump, Democratic presidential candidates are focusing on a smaller target: the vice president.
Tags: News, Indiana, Republican Party, Discrimination, Biden, Trump, Mike Pence, Democratic Party, Mike, Pence, Buttigieg, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Joseph R Jr, Pete (1982-


Ireland’s Prime Minister Shows Up With His Boyfriend At Pence’s House

The vice president invited Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar to bring his partner, Dr. Matt Barrett.
Tags: News, Ireland, House, Leo Varadkar, Pence


Anti-LGBTQ Pence Hosts One Of Few Openly Gay World Leaders And Partner

Vice President Mike Pence, a known opponent of LGBTQ rights, hosted an openly gay world leader and his partner at the vice president’s residence for the first time Thursday. According to a Thursday Washington Post report, Pence invited Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and his partner, Mike Barrett, to his residence for breakfast. Pence has hosted Varadkar solo before and reportedly told him then that his partner would be welcome as well. Vice President Mike Pence invited me and Matt to his ...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Ireland, Lgbtq, Leo Varadkar, Mike Pence, Matt, Pence, Mike Barrett, Naval Observatory, Kate Riga


GOP Senators Interrupt Trump’s Family Dinner To Change His Mind On Emergency

Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) busted in on President Donald Trump’s family dinner in his private residence Wednesday night to craft a last-minute out for Trump as a bicameral rebuke on his national emergency declaration becomes more and more likely. According to a Thursday Washington Post report, they pushed an 11th hour proposal to give senators a way to vote for the emergency declaration and also take a stand on what is being perceived as presidential ove...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Cnn, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Mike Pence, UT, Donald J Trump, Pence, United States Senate, Sen Mike Lee, Lindsey Graham R SC


WaPo: In Talk With Pence, Cheney Compared Trump’s Foreign Policy to Obama’s

In a recent “off-the-record” discussion with Vice President Mike Pence, former Vice President Dick Cheney compared President Donald Trump’s foreign policy to former President Barack Obama’s, according to a transcript obtained by The Washington Post. At one point during what the Post described as a “vigorous back-and-forth,” which took place during a March 9 retreat in Sea Island, Georgia that was hosted by the neoconservative American Enterprise Institute, Pence remarked: “Well, who wrote the...
Tags: Post, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Syria, Ronald Reagan, Nato, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Dick Cheney, Cheney, New York State, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence


Buttigieg was asked if Pence would be better than Trump

• Takeaways from last night's town halls • Pete Buttigieg: 2020 election is not just about defeating Trump • Tulsi Gabbard says military deployment changed her LGBT views
Tags: News, Stories, Trump, Pence, Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg, Trump • Tulsi Gabbard


Buttigieg Calls Pence The ‘Cheerleader’ For The ‘Porn Star Presidency’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Sunday night that he and Vice President Mike Pence have different views of their Christian faith and that he doesn’t understand Pence’s loyalty to President Donald Trump. The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, said his feeling “is that the Scripture is about protecting the stranger, the prisoner, the poor person, and that idea of welcome. That’s what I get in the Gospel when I’m in church.” He said Pence’s view “has a lot mor...
Tags: News, Cnn, Austin, Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Austin Texas, Pence, Texas AP, South Bend Indiana, Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg, Kate Riga, AP story


'Porn star presidency': Pence support for Trump questioned by Democrat

South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg appears in CNN town hall2020 presidential candidate questions Pence’s view of scriptureDemocratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday night he and Vice-President Mike Pence have different views of their Christian faith and he does not understand Pence’s loyalty to Donald Trump. Related: Too much, too young? Mayor could become the first millennial president Continue reading...
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Buttigieg asks how Pence can support ‘porn star presidency’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Sunday night that he and Vice President Mike Pence have different views of their Christian faith and that he doesn’t understand Pence’s loyalty to President Donald Trump. The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, said his feeling “is that the Scripture is about protecting the stranger, […]
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Pete Buttigieg calls Vice President Pence a 'cheerleader for the porn star presidency'

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg lambasted Mike Pence -- a man he used to work directly with during Pence's time as governor of Indiana -- calling the vice president a "cheerleader for the porn star presidency" on Sunday at CNN's town hall.
Tags: Indiana, Cnn, Mike Pence, Pence, Pete Buttigieg


Pete Buttigieg asked if Pence would be better than Trump

• Takeaways from CNN's 2020 town halls at South by Southwest • John Delaney: This is most damaging part of the Trump presidency • Tulsi Gabbard says military deployment changed her LGBT views
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, John Delaney, Southwest, Trump, Pence, Tulsi Gabbard, Pete Buttigieg


Trump’s Aides Are Imitating His Aggressive Twitter Diplomacy. The Results Are Mixed.

Critics say the proliferating use of Twitter by the president’s top officials reveals an administration long on bombast and short on policy.
Tags: Twitter, News, Germany, Israel, Iran, United States, Venezuela, Bolton, Richard, Jared, Trump, Palestinians, Mike, John R, Pence, Friedman


US to revoke more visas of Venezuelans to pressure Maduro

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. will revoke more visas from prominent Venezuelans as it seeks to increase pressure on President Nicolas Maduro (nee-koh-LAHS’ mah-DOO’-roh) to give up power. Pence tells the Latino Coalition that the U.S. will revoke 77 visas held by officials in the Maduro government or their relatives. […]
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Trump Admin Still Resisting Giving Some Voter Fraud Commission Docs To Ex-Member

It’s been well over a year since President Trump’s bogus voter fraud commission was disbanded. But the administration is still fighting in court efforts to get it to turn over certain internal documents from the commission to a Democratic member who sued to have access to them. Back in December 2017, Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap (D) won a preliminary injunction order requiring the administration to provide him the requested documents. Days later, the commission was disbanded, but liti...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Maine, Commission, Department Of Justice, Justice Department, Trump, Democratic, Mike Pence, Tierney Sneed, Pence, Dunlap, Matthew Dunlap, Matt Dunlap, Hans Von Spakovsky


Watch Giants fans give Rangers' Hunter Pence spring training ovation

originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Hunter Pence got his San Francisco homecoming in Scottsdale. Five months after Giants fans treated the outfielder to a standing ovation in his final game in orange and black, Pence played against his old club for the first time since signing a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers in February. When Pence stepped up to the plate for his first at-bat, Giants fans gave Pence another ovation.
Tags: News, San Francisco, San Francisco Giants, Giants, Texas Rangers, Pence, Hunter Pence, Watch Giants, Scottsdale Five, black Pence


Warren: ‘No,’ Mike Pence Isn’t A Decent Man

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Saturday rebutted former Vice President Joe Biden’s claim during a recent speech that Vice President Mike Pence is “a decent guy“. “I’m sorry. I followed Pence’s history on LGBTQ Americans, and I don’t think that is a decent position,” Warren told a reporter who asked about Biden’s comment, per Iowa Starting Line. “I disagree.” “You don’t think the Vice President is a decent man?” the reporter asked. “No,” Warren responded. Pressed if there was anyone in the cu...
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U.S. Issues New Penalties Against Venezuelan Officials, Vowing ‘Maduro Must Go’

A State Department envoy said military intervention in Venezuela would be a distant line of action behind other efforts to apply diplomatic and economic pressure.
Tags: News, Venezuela, State Department, Elliott, Humanitarian Aid, Mike, Juan, Lavrov, Abrams, Pence, Maduro, Nicolas, United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, Sergey V


Despite Dissent From GOP Ranks, Pence Calls For Support Of National Emergency

Vice President Mike Pence, always the loyal foot soldier, ignored the brewing insurrection within Republican ranks over the border wall national emergency declaration, making a full-throated call at CPAC for congressional support of the move. “Today we call on every member of Congress to stand up for border security, stop playing politics with the security of the American people, and stand with President Trump for a stronger and safer America,” he said to raucous applause Friday. The GOP-led ...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, America, Gop, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence, CPAC, Kate Riga, TV Clip, Border Wall Declaration


Joe Biden refers to Vice President Pence as a 'decent guy'

Insight from Charlie Kirk, founder and president of Turning Point USA.
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Maduro and Trump should meet to 'find common ground': Venezuela minister

Jorge Arreaza, addressing the U.N. Human Rights Council, suggested that Maduro and Trump meet to "try to find common ground and explain their differences." He also said his country had lost $30 billion in assets "confiscated" since November 2017 under sanctions. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence ruled out prospects of talks. "The only thing to discuss with Maduro at this point is the time and date for his departure," Pence said on Twitter.
Tags: Science, Venezuela, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence, Maduro, U N Human Rights Council, Jorge Arreaza


US House passes bill rejecting Donald Trump's border wall emergency

In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, the House of Representatives on Tuesday brushed aside veto threats and passed legislation to terminate the emergency he declared at the US-Mexico border in order to build a wall there. By a vote of 245-182, the House passed the resolution, setting up a vote in the Republican-controlled Senate where the resolution's chances were slimmer, but seemed to be improving. While passage was a victory for Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the tally ...
Tags: News, Congress, California, Washington Post, Mexico, Senate, White House, US, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Susan Collins


McConnell Not Offering Trump Much Help On Emergency Declaration Vote

Tierney Sneed contributed reporting. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made it clear on Tuesday that he’s not going to bend over backwards to try to help President Trump protect his border wall emergency declaration. McConnell said he hasn’t “ reached a total conclusion” about whether  Trump’s emergency declaration was legal, wouldn’t predict whether the GOP-controlled Senate would block an impending resolution aimed at undoing the declaration, and dodged a question about whether h...
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EU warns against military action in Venezuela as Mike Pence and Juan Guaido meet at emergency summit

The European Union on Monday urged the United States and Latin American powers against launching a military intervention to oust the regime of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela.  Venezuela's self-declared “interim president” Juan Guaido met with Mike Pence and Latin American leaders in neighbouring Colombia, to discuss the next steps in the crisis after a weekend of violence. Mr Guaido, arriving in Bogota on Sunday night ahead of the meeting of the Lima Group, called on the international community...
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