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VP Mike Pence: ICE Will Never Be Abolished Under Trump

Friday in Washington, D.C. at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters, Vice President Mike Pence said the Trump administration supported their work. Pence said, “The president sent me here today with a very simple message. I stand before

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VP Pence on Mueller Investigation: ‘It’s Time to Wrap It Up’

In an interview that aired Thursday on NBC’s “Today,” Vice President Mike Pence said it was time for special counsel Robert Mueller to “wrap up” his investigation. Partial transcript as follows: MITCHELL: Bob Mueller, you knew him. He must have briefed you when you were

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Pence on Porter: ‘The White House Could Have Handled This Better’

Wednesday at an event hosted by Axios, when asked about the controversy over former staff secretary Rob Porter’s resignation amid domestic abuse allegations, Vice President Pence said he thought the White House ”could have handled this better.” Pence said, “Well, this administration has no

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Jordanian King: U.S. Role Is Central for Israeli-Palestinian Deal

King Abdullah II of Jordan said Sunday that the United States remains essential to any hope of a peaceful solution between Israel and the Palestinians, despite criticism of the new US stance on Jerusalem by Arab states and the Palestinians.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, walks alongside Israel President Reuven Rivlin during a formal reception ceremony at the President's residence in Jerusalem, Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool via AP)

Pence in Jerusalem Urges Europeans to Fix Iran Nuclear Deal

US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday urged Europe to agree to open the Iranian nuclear deal, threatening that Washington will quit the landmark pact if its “sunset provisions” are not entirely removed.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, left, listens as Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement in the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, Pool)

Netanyahu Thanks Trump, Pence for Being on the ‘Right Side of History’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday evening thanked the US administration for its tough stance on Iran, saying Washington stands on “the right side of history” for rejecting the nuclear deal and supporting Iranian protesters’ recent demonstrations against the regime.

US Vice President Mike Pence waves after stepping off a plane with his wife Karen Pence upon their arrival at Ben Gurion Airport near the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on January 21, 2018 on the second day of his delayed Middle East tour after visiting Egypt and Jordan. / …

Jerusalem Under Heightened Security for Pence Visit

Israel is bracing for US Vice President Mike Pence’s two-day visit, with thousands of police officers taking part in special security operations and residents preparing for wide-scale traffic disruptions, particularly in Jerusalem where his visit will focus.

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Maxine Waters: We Will ‘Go After’ Pence Once Trump Impeached

Saturday in Durham, NC at the 82nd founders’ anniversary celebration of the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said after President Donald Trump was they impeached, they would “go after” Vice President Mike Pence next. Waters

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VP Pence in Estonia: Attack On One NATO Ally is Attack On All

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday strongly pledged America’s commitment to protecting NATO allies against attacks, including the Baltic states, which have anxiously watched a growing Russian military presence in the region.

On Tuesday, January 31, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence conducted a swearing-in of Elaine Chao as the Transportation Secretary, in the Vice Presidents Ceremonial Office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Pence Thanks Netanyahu for Support of Syria Strike

The administration of US President Donald Trump thanked Israel on Friday for its support for Washington’s overnight strike on a Syrian airbase in response to a chemical attack on Syrian civilians earlier this week attributed to Syrian military forces.

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Pence, Nikki Haley to Address Upcoming AIPAC Conference

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), whose annual policy conference draws more than 15,000 people and is arguably the world’s largest pro-Israel gathering, Thursday announced the highest-level dignitaries who will address the lobby’s 2017 conference later this month.

On Tuesday, January 31, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence conducted a swearing-in of Elaine Chao as the Transportation Secretary, in the Vice Presidents Ceremonial Office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Pence: World Will Know America Stands with Israel

Vice President Mike Pence assured the Republican Jewish Coalition that he and President Donald Trump will work tirelessly on foreign and domestic issues important to the group, such as enacting business-friendly policies at home and supporting Israel abroad.

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Iran to Hold New Military Drill Despite U.S. Warnings

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard is to conduct military drills next week, a senior commander announced Saturday, despite warnings from the United States and fresh sanctions over a ballistic missile test.