101 Facts About Mike Pence

1. Mike Pence praised President Donald Trump's push for a border wall, saying standing up for one's beliefs was never a mistake.

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2. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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3. Mike Pence praised President Donald Trump's push for a border wall, saying standing up for one's beliefs is never a mistake.

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4. Vice President Mike Pence is pictured on February 1, 2019, in Doral, Florida.

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5. Mike Pence called Mauro a "dictator" who needs to go but said the administration was hoping for a peaceful transition.

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6. Vice President Mike Pence said he believes there's "no question" the US was headed toward a confrontation with North Korea before President Trump took office.

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7. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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8. Vice President Mike Pence is defending the 35-day government shutdown ahead of a possible round two.

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9. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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10. Mike Pence wearing a bright blue tie, dark suit and white shirt, greeted Pelosi about half an hour before the president arrived.

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11. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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12. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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13. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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14. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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15. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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16. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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17. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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18. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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19. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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20. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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21. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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22. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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23. Mike Pence reiterated comments made Mr Trump and other administration representatives that the United States is willing to move beyond just diplomatic avenues if Maduro does not step down.

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24. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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25. Mike Pence added that the US stands ready to deliver humanitarian aid to the people of Venezuela.

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26. Mike Pence told the gathering that President Trump supported their cause for a free Venezuela.

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27. Mike Pence said the Trump administration would continue to put diplomatic and economic pressure to force Maduro to cede power and restore democracy in the South American nation.

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28. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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29. White House said Mike Pence will be talking with community leaders, political prisoners and former elected officials who have fled the South American country due to political persection.

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30. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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31. Mike Pence has spoken against gay marriage, and has previously advocated for conversion therapy, just to mention a few of his anti-LGBTQ policies.

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32. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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33. Mike Pence was expected to participate in the swearing-in ceremony for the administration's new drug czar, James Carroll, Thursday afternoon.

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34. Mike Pence began his speech by bringing greetings from President Trump, whom he called a "great champion of law enforcement.

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35. Mike Pence was introduced by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, a frequent target of Mr Trump for his appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller in 2017.

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36. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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37. Mike Pence "will rally support for the Venezuelan people and reiterate the steadfast support from the United States in their fight for freedom", the White House official said.

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38. Vice President Mike Pence stressed the importance of border security, while visiting the Drug Enforcement Administration headquarters.

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39. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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40. White House official said Mike Pence will participate in a roundtable discussion at the Iglesia Doral Jesus Worship Center with Venezuelan exiles and community leaders including families, political prisoners and former elected officials "who were forced to flee their country due to political persecution.

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41. Mike Pence "will rally support for the Venezuelan people and reiterate the steadfast support from the United States in their fight for freedom", the White House official said.

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42. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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43. White House official said Mike Pence will participate in a roundtable discussion at the Iglesia Doral Jesus Worship Center with Venezuelan exiles and community leaders including families, political prisoners and former elected officials "who were forced to flee their country due to political persecution.

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44. Mike Pence will meet hold a roundtable at a local church in the Doral area of greater Miami, where many Venezuelan exiles have established themselves since the socialist government of Hugo Chavez, Maduro's predecessor and mentor, came to power 20 years ago.

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45. Mike Pence "will rally support for the Venezuelan people and reiterate the steadfast support from the United States in their fight for freedom", the White House official said.

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46. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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47. Mike Pence graduated with a bachelor's degree in history from Hanover College in 1981.

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48. Mike Pence accidentally hit a boy in the face during an animated speech.

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49. Mike Pence ticked off the wrong kid at a White House event earlier in 2017.

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50. White House official says Mike Pence will be talking with community leaders, political prisoners and former elected officials who have fled the South American country due to political persecution.

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51. Vice President Mike Pence is going to Miami on Friday to meet with people who have fled Venezuela, as the Trump administration continues to challenge Nicolas Maduro's claim to the presidency.

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52. Mike Pence really scares me,' Lucien Greaves told The Daily Beast in an interview published on Wednesday.

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53. White House official said Mike Pence will participate in a roundtable discussion at the Iglesia Doral Jesus Worship Center with Venezuelan exiles and community leaders including families, political prisoners and former elected officials "who were forced to flee their country due to political persecution.

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54. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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55. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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56. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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57. Mike Pence was criticized for his statements against gay rights and same-sex marriage.

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58. Mike Pence became a member of Republican and ran for Congress against Democratic incumbent Phil Sharp in 1988, but lost.

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59. Mike Pence is an American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

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60. Mike Pence became the Vice President of the United States alongside Donald Trump in 2017.

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61. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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62. Mike Pence told CBN News in a 2010 interview: "It may be that I grew up in a big Irish Catholic family like he did.

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63. Mike Pence seems to have maintained his ties on Capitol Hill after leaving it.

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64. Mike Pence came under scrutiny for being unusually quiet about who he'd support, a reflection of how the primary divided the populist strain of the GOP and its leaders.

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65. Mike Pence was already well known and respected in Republican circles when he was elected governor of Indiana in 2012.

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66. On January 20, 2017, Mike Pence was sworn in on the steps in front of the US Capitol by Supreme Court Justice of the United States Clarence Thomas.

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67. On November 8, 2016, Mike Pence was elected vice president of the United States when Donald Trump won the presidential race, defeating Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

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68. In 2013, Mike Pence sealed the deal on a $1.1 billion give-back, the largest tax cut in state history.

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69. Mike Pence revived his political career by running for Congress again in 2000, this time winning a seat.

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70. On November 8, 2016, Mike Pence was elected vice president of the United States when Trump won the presidential race.

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71. Mike Pence successfully ran for Congress in 2000, rising to the powerful position of Republican conference chairman, before being elected governor of Indiana in 2012.

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72. Since the inauguration, Karen Mike Pence has placed her business on the back burner to be the support system for her husband Vice President Mike Pence.

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73. The Second Lady Karen Mike Pence has even taken on entrepreneurship with her business of selling charms for beach towels.

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74. The Second Lady Karen Mike Pence is very outspoken about the importance of the arts in education and takes to Twitter to promote her initiative and paintings.

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75. Mike Pence attend a gathering of pastors at the New Spirit Revival Center in Cleveland Heights, Ohio Sept 21, 2016.

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76. Mike Pence graduated from a local Columbus high school before moving on to Hanover College in 1981 where he majored in history.

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77. Mike Pence rejuvenated his political career by running for the US House of Representatives again in 2000, this time winning the seat in Indiana's 2nd congressional district after six-year incumbent David M McIntosh opted to run for governor of Indiana.

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78. Vice President Mike Pence will meet Tuesday afternoon with Carlos Vecchio, a new Venezuelan envoy in Washington appointed by opposition leader Juan Guaido.

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79. Mike Pence described the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, known as McCain–Feingold, which regulates the financing of political campaigns, as "oppressive restrictions on free speech".

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80. Mike Pence said that "Sadly, as we speak as well, Beijing is holding hundreds of thousands, and possibly millions, of Uyghur Muslims in so-called 're-education camps', where they're forced to endure around-the-clock political indoctrination and to denounce their religious beliefs and their cultural identity as the goal.

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81. Mike Pence visited Israel in 2014 to express his support, and in 2016 signed into law a bill which would ban Indiana from having any commercial dealings with a company that boycotts Israel.

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82. Mike Pence has opposed closing the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and trying the suspected terrorists in the United States.

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83. Mike Pence voted against the Trade and Globalization Act of 2007, which would have expanded Trade Adjustment Assistance to American workers adversely affected by globalization.

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84. Mike Pence voted in favor of the Central American Free Trade Agreement; in favor of keeping the US in the World Trade Organization; and in favor of permanent normal trade relations with China.

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85. In 2010, Mike Pence voted against the DREAM Act, which would grant the undocumented children of illegal immigrants conditional non-immigrant status if they met certain requirements.

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86. Mike Pence co-sponsored a bill that would have limited citizenship to children born to at least one parent who is a citizen, immigrants living permanently in the US or non-citizens performing active service in the Armed Forces.

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87. Mike Pence voted against the act that created Medicare Part D, a Medicare prescription-drug benefit.

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88. Mike Pence voted against the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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89. Mike Pence faced other protests and opposition during his visit to Philadelphia.

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90. Mike Pence opposed the 2009 Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act, saying that Barack Obama wanted to "advance a radical social agenda" and said that pastors "could be charged or be subject to intimidation for simply expressing a Biblical worldview on the issue of homosexual behavior".

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91. On January 27, 2017, Mike Pence spoke at the March for Life in Washington DC, becoming the first vice president and the highest-ranking United States official to ever speak at the annual event.

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92. Mike Pence opposed President Obama's executive order eliminating restrictions on embryonic stem-cell research, saying, "I believe it is morally wrong to create human life to destroy it for research.

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93. Mike Pence began seeking to defund Planned Parenthood in 2007 and in three congressional sessions, he introduced legislation to block organizations that provide abortion services from receiving any Title X funding, even for services not related to reproductive health or family planning.

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94. Mike Pence denied a New York Times article's allegations that he will run for president in 2020, calling them "laughable and absurd", and said the article was "disgraceful and offensive".

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95. On February 1, 2018, it was announced that Mike Pence would lead the presidential delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympics, alongside his wife.

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96. In Japan, Mike Pence met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pledged to work with Japan, South Korea, and China "to achieve a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", adding "The era of strategic patience is over and while all options are on the table".

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97. Mike Pence sat in on calls made by President Trump to foreign heads of government and state such as Russian president Vladimir Putin and Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull.

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98. Mike Pence administered the oath of office to the White House senior staff on January 22, 2017.

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99. Mike Pence was to face Democrat John R Gregg, former speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, in a rematch of the 2012 race.

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100. Mike Pence was unopposed in the May 3, 2016, Republican primary for governor.

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101. In March 2017, after Mike Pence had become vice president, the State of Indiana released 29 emails to media outlets that had made public records requests, but withheld an undisclosed number of other emails, saying that they were deliberative or advisory and thus exempt from public disclosure.

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