Vice President Mike Pence

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Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit a nursing home in Orlando and deliver personal protective equipment on Wednesday.

When President Trump tapped Vice President Mike Pence to lead the coronavirus task force in late February, it was a moment of growing pressure. Stocks were tanking, and Trump needed to show he was elevating the federal response to the pandemic.

A former Trump White House aide says Pence was the obvious choice, one of the few people left in the administration that Trump trusts, and someone with the stature to coordinate across agencies.

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Vice President Mike Pence made his first campaign trip of the year to Florida Thursday, targeting voters inside the highly competitive I-4 corridor. His stops in Tampa and Kissimmee are a sign of who President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is targeting: older voters and Hispanic residents.

Vice President Mike Pence during a recent visit to NASA

The Florida primary is more than a month away, but it could still be a decisive election in the race for president. On Thursday, the vice president will come to Central Florida to stump for President Trump.

Mike Pence is targeting two key constituencies during his visit: senior citizens during a stop in New Tampa, and Hispanics in Kissimmee.

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Vice President Mike Pence won't be going to Wimauma next week after all - but he will be going to New Tampa.

With the Interstate 4 corridor always a political battleground, Vice President Mike Pence will appear at events Jan. 16 in Hillsborough and Osceola counties as part of President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign.

Vice President Mike Pence and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump were in Jacksonville Friday to showcase the job opportunities they say are being driven by corporate tax cuts and apprenticeship programs. 

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence came to the Venezuelan enclave of Doral on Wednesday promising that  the Trump administration would “bring the full measure of American economic and diplomatic power to bear until democracy is restored in Venezuela.”