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Trump, Pence lend support to thousands at anti-abortion demo

Trump says he will veto any legislation Congress sends to his desk that weakens the protection of human life.

Trump to discuss Khashoggi murder with Secretary of State Pompeo, CIA

Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House before flying to California, also reiterated that he had been told the crown prince had not played a role in the journalist's death.

Pence quashes Trump rift reports

Trump has not openly suggested dropping Pence from the ticket with the 2020 presidential election rapidly approaching.

Calls for open trade to greet Pence as Trump skips Asia summit

Asean, which will hold its own summit on Tuesday before being joined by other leaders, also faces the challenge of working through sharp differences over the handling of the Rohingya minority by Myanmar.

With Pence salvo, US declares full-on China rivalry

Pence assailed China as a military aggressor, a prolific thief of US technology and, controversially, as interfering in American elections.

Trump to skip summits in Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Pence to...

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump asked Pence to represent him at the summits.

Pence defends zero tolerance toward central American immigrants

Pence met Thursday with leaders from the three Central American nations, which the administration has criticized for not doing enough to stem the flow of people trying to enter the US illegally.

US VP Pence urges Latin American countries to isolate Venezuela

Pence met with Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno as part of a tour of Latin America that has included meetings with Venezuelans who left the socialist country because it is so difficult to obtain food or medicine.

US sanctions on Venezuela to continue, Pence says

After a May 20 election which Washington rejected as a "sham," US President Donald Trump tightened pre-existing sanctions against Maduro's regime.

UK says foreign minister Johnson to meet US VP Pence, discuss...

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is travelling to the United States on Sunday for a two-day visit, during which he will meet Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton, Britain said.

Pence blasts ‘weak’ immigration laws in speech at US-Mexico border

US Vice President Mike Pence blasted "weak" and "ineffective" immigration laws Monday during a trip to the border with Mexico, as a caravan of immigrants two hours to the west prepared to claim asylum in America.