A group of 10 Democratic senators, led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York had urged Pence in a letter to stay away from the chamber given the latest outbreak of the coronavirus at the White House.
Tight spot: Trump loss complicates Pence’s political future
With President Trump’s loss—after Vice President Mike Pence spent the last four years as his most loyal soldier and the past year doggedly campaigning on his behalf—the vice president is contending with a far less certain future.Read More
A Pence aide said Sunday that the vice president would continue to work and travel, including for campaigning, after his chief of staff and some other close contacts tested positive. Pence tested negative on Sunday and decided to keep traveling after consulting White House medical personnel, his aides said.
Pence’s staff said the change was meant to prevent burnout given his weekend schedule, travel plans next week and late-night arrival back in Washington, D.C., on Thursday evening.
Vice President Mike Pence “remains in good health and wishes the Trumps well in their recovery,” Devin O’Malley, Pence’s press secretary, said via a tweet posted at 7:52 a.m. Friday.
The Trump administration announced Sunday that some of the most vulnerable Americans will be able to get tested for the coronavirus from cars starting this week—a less ambitious program than the swift nationwide testing campaign President Trump promised Friday.
President Donald Trump’s choice of Vice President Mike Pence to oversee the nation’s response to the new coronavirus threat is bringing renewed scrutiny to Pence’s handling of an HIV outbreak in southern Indiana when he was governor.
Vice President Mike Pence’s office announced Wednesday that Pence will fly Friday afternoon into Indianapolis International Airport and take part in what it calls a roundtable for Gov. Eric Holcomb, who is seeking reelection next year.
Vice President Mike Pence’s speech was delivered as President Donald Trump seeks to close a new trade deal with China, with Pence cast in a hard-line role. He criticized past administrations for tolerating unfair economic and trade practices and repressing Chinese citizens.
Sources say President Donald Trump’s deployment of Vice President Mike Pence is part of a broader pattern of using both executive authority and high-ranking officials to advance his personal or political interests—even in cases when the subordinates appear not to know that another agenda is in play.
Vice President Mike Pence stumped for President Trump’s proposed deal with Mexico and Canada during a rally Thursday at McAllister Machinery on the city’s southeast side.
Vice President Mike Pence took his pitch on Wednesday to voters in a congressional swing district in southern New Mexico.
The current Indiana members of the House and Senate have served an average of 8.6 years on Capitol Hill, a number that will go down when Brooks leaves.
The former Indiana governor will arrive early Thursday afternoon aboard Air Force Two at Indianapolis International Airport.
The vice president has been one of the administration’s most visible emissaries during the shutdown fight, meeting with lawmakers, sitting for interviews and leading staff-level talks. But he’s been repeatedly undermined and contradicted by his boss.
Trump is said to have warmed to Nick Ayers in part by watching the effectiveness of Pence’s largely independent political operation.
Former Gov. Mike Pence’s trip will come just weeks ahead of the Nov. 6 election in which Republican candidate Mike Braun is looking to defeat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly.
The collapse of Kiel Bros. Oil Co. in 2004 was widely publicized. Less known is that the state of Indiana—and Kentucky and Illinois—are still on the hook for millions of dollars to clean up more than 85 contaminated sites.
Vice President Mike Pence is planning a trip to suburban Indianapolis in an effort to build support for the Republican-led tax overhaul plan.