Mike Pence-“TRUMP-PENCE: The Ticket: Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and the 2016 Election”
Indiana Governor Mike Pence isa a social cinservative with congressional experience but also a history of generating controversy over policies. He went to washington as an outsider, learning first hand about the “Beltway Culture” that has stained American politics for so many years. He later returned to Indiana and has been governor since 2013. He was named Republican nominee Donald J. Trump’s vice presidental running mate in July 2016.
Pence’s office champions his record of tax cuts, especially for businesses, as well as his work to push for smaller government. Late last year he ordered state agencies to suspend funding for groups that help agencies to suspend funding for groups that help refugees in Indiana, saying the measure would be in place until he got assurances that proper security procedures were in place. He was one of several state leaders who at that time tired to deter the settlement of Syrian refugees following terror attacks in paris. A federal judge struck down the order in March. He was also widely condemned by gay rights groups in 2015 for a state law they said would allow business to use their religious beliefs against homosexuality to deny services to gays.
But beyond his conservative record with a focus on smaller budgets and support for the military, Pence served six terms in
What follows are speeches the Governor has made ins the past few years, outling his political, social and personal beliefs.
On Donald Trump:
Donald Trump understands the frustrations and the hopes of the American people like no other American leader in my lifetime since Ronald Reagan. The American people are tired. We’re tired of being told this is as good as it gets… We’re tired of being told that a little intellectual elite in a far distant capital can plan our lives better for us we can plan them for ourselves. Donald Trump gets it. Donald Trump hears the voice of The American people.
I believe Ronald Reagan was right when he said a nation without borders is not a nation. We have commit ourselves to border security and enforcing the rule of law.
The rise of a terrorist army in Syria whose brutality has shocked the world and has claimed the life of a courageous aid worker from Indiana who had gone to Syria to render aid to victims of the war. In the midst of these troubled times across the Middles east and the wider world, it is imperative that those of us who believe in democracy and freedom stand firm against the forces that would reshape the and by aggression and teror.
Nearly 35 years ago, ronald Reagan said, “We have long since committed ourselves, as a people, to help those among us who cannot take care of themselves. But the fedral government has proven to be the costliest and most inefficient provider of such help we could possibly have.” In the debate over health care reform, states need to lead the way-states like Indiana