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Scoop: Trump, Pence overseas travel to overlap, concerning some officials

For a handful of hours next week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will be the top-ranked government official on U.S. soil. Driving the news: In a rare event on Monday, both President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will be overseas at the same time — Pence in Colombia, and Trump en route to his summi


Pence takes Trumpism abroad

Vice President Mike Pence has slowly become of the president’s most visible overseas surrogates — sent to deliver Trump’s “America First” demands. On Monday, Pence will make his third speech on foreign soil in the last two weeks when he travels to Bogota, Columbia, to call on Venezuelan leader Nicol


Trump & Pence Will Travel Overseas At The Same Time And That's Very Unusual

For several hours next week, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will be abroad at the same time, briefly leaving House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as the highest-ranking government official on U.S. soil. In what Axios described as a rare event, Trump and Pence will be overseas simultaneou


Pence, Venezuela's Guaido to meet in Bogota on Monday: Pence aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to meet with Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido in Bogota on Monday on the sidelines of a meeting of the Lima Group of regional leaders, a Pence aide said on Saturday.


Pence’s PAC spent 25 percent of its money at Trump’s hotel last month

Vice President Mike Pence may have found a way to reward his boss for keeping him on the 2020 ticket. A quarter of the money spent by Pence’s political action committee (PAC) in January was spent at Trump’s Washington, D.C. hotel. And because Trump has decided to bypass the traditional ethical guide


The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaido will meet VP Pence in Bogota

CUCUTA, Colombia — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said he will meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence at a meeting Monday of regional diplomats.


Mike Pence touts business incentives for low-income areas in SC visit with Sen. Tim Scott

COLUMBIA — Vice President Mike Pence visited an economically struggling neighborhood in a northeast section of South Carolina's capital city Thursday to tout the "Opportunity Zones" program that U.S. Sen. Tim Scott championed in Congress.


Vice President Mike Pence will go to Colombia to demand Maduro step down

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence will go to Colombia on Monday to speak with the Colombian president and regional leaders about the ongoing turmoil in Venezuela and rally the international community behind opposition leader Juan Guaidó.


Pence hires ex-White House aide Marc Short as next chief of staff

Former top White House aide Marc Short is returning to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as Vice President Mike Pence's next chief of staff. A White House official confirmed Short's return to the White House on Tuesday and Pence soon announced the hire in a tweet. Short left his role as the White House direc


U.S. Ambassador To Germany Says He Hasn’t Spoken To Trump, Pence About His Global LGBT Initiative

U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell suggested on Wednesday that he has yet to discuss his new campaign to end laws that criminalize homosexuality in foreign countries with President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.


Pence backs Trump global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality: spokesperson

Vice President Mike Pence backs the newly announced Trump administration global initiative calling on nation’s to decriminalize homosexuality, a spokesperson for his office told the Washington Blade on Wednesday.


Marc Short to return to White House as Pence's chief of staff

Former White House legislative affairs director Marc Short will return to the Trump administration as Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, a White House official said Tuesday.


Trump's ex-Hill chief returning as Pence's chief of staff

President Donald Trump's former chief liaison to Congress is returning to the White House as chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Marc Short will begin his new role in mid-March.


Marc Short to become Pence's chief of staff

Marc Short is set to become Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, according to sources with direct knowledge and first reported by the New York Times. Why it matters: Short is the only senior official who has left the Trump administration and later returned. He previously served as President T


REPORT: Donald Trump Will Travel to Vietnam While Mike Pence Is In Colombia, Leaving Nancy Pelosi the Top Ranking Government Official on US Soil

White House officials have expressed concerns over President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence’s overlapping travel schedules. Trump will be in Vietnam for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Pence in Colombia and sources within the administration don’t particularly like that


Vice President Pence picks familiar face for chief of staff

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has chosen a familiar White House figure for his new chief of staff: Marc Short, who was President Donald Trump’s top legislative aide until he left in July.


Warring democracies: Mike Pence and Angela Merkel display open hostility at Munich Security Conference | Trudy Rubin

MUNICH, Germany — Over the past few days I viewed, up close, the growing schism between the United States and Europe — which makes it easy for Russia and China to undermine the West.


Pence to Show U.S. Support for Guaido in Colombia Speech

(Bloomberg) -- Vice President Mike Pence plans to travel to Bogota, Colombia, on Monday to deliver a speech in support of Juan Guaido, whom the U.S. has recognized as the interim president of neighboring Venezuela.


Silence for Pence in Munich speaks volumes of world view of U.S.

Over the weekend, things got awkward at the Munich Security Conference. Katy Tur speaks with one of the reporter who was in the room when Vice President Mike Pence was handed silence when pausing for applause when mentioning President Trump.


Pence met with silence; Merkel hammers Trump

While speaking at the 55th Munich Security Conference, VP Mike Pence was met with silence after mentioning President Trump. Meanwhile, German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized the Trump administration's foreign policies.