Remarks by Vice President Pence at World AIDS Day Event

Indian Treaty Room November 29, 2018 THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you, Ambassador Birx, for that kind introduction. And, more importantly, I want to say thank you to Ambassador Deborah Birx for a lifetime of leadership advancing the fight against HIV/AIDS, and, since 2014, as the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator. We are grateful for your ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence at the 2018 APEC CEO Summit

Pacific Explorer Marquee Theatre Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea November 16, 2018 Thank you, Scott.  And thank you all for that warm welcome.  Prime Minister O’Neill, Chairman Taureka, representatives from across the region, leaders of the business community, and to all our distinguished guests, it’s my honor to join you here at the “premier economic ...
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Remarks by Vice President and Prime Minister of the Republic Of Singapore in Joint Press Statements

The Istana Singapore November 16, 2018 PRIME MINISTER LEE:  Vice President Pence, ladies and gentlemen, may I extend a very warm welcome to Vice President and Mrs. Karen Pence to Singapore. We last met at the White House last year, in October, when President Trump very kindly hosted me to lunch.  And I’m very happy ...
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with President Moon Jae-In of the Republic of Korea

November 15, 2018 Vice President Mike Pence met today with President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea on the margins of the East Asia Summit. Vice President Pence and President Moon reaffirmed the U.S.-ROK Alliance as the linchpin of peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and in the region. They also discussed the ...
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Prepared Remarks for Vice President Pence at the East Asia Summit Plenary Session

Suntec Convention Centre Suntec City, Singapore November 15, 2018 It’s an honor to be here with so many leaders from across the Indo-Pacific at the 13th East Asia Summit. Prime Minister Lee, thank you once again for hosting this meeting in the beautiful and inspiring nation of Singapore. Last year, President Donald Trump attended this ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence at the 6th U.S.-ASEAN Summit

Suntec Convention Centre Suntec City, Singapore November 14, 2018 VICE PRESIDENT PENCE:  Your Majesty, your excellencies, it is my honor to join you all here at the 6th Summit between the United States of America and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Last year, President Trump attended this summit to share our nation’s vision of ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence at a September 11 Observance Ceremony

September 11, 2018 National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Washington, D.C. THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Secretary Mattis, General Selva, Your Royal Highness, members of the Cabinet, distinguished members of Congress, members of our Armed Forces, including the 3rd Infantry Old Guard who distinguished themselves on this day, 17 years ago; honored guests, fellow Americans, Pentagon personnel, first responders, ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence at Ministerial To Advance Religious Freedom

Harry S. Truman Building Washington, D.C. July 26, 2018 Thank you, Secretary Pompeo.  To the Secretary, to Ambassador Brownback, to Administrator Green, Director Mulvaney, to the representatives of more than 80 nations gathered here, and especially to the survivors of religious persecution who honor us by their presence here today: It is my great honor ...
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Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on the Release of Three Americans

Thanks to President Trump’s tough minded diplomacy, three Americans held hostage in North Korea are coming home. While our administration is encouraged that North Korea freed these innocent hostages, we will not let off the pressure until we achieve full denuclearization. Our Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did a remarkable job overseeing the release of ...
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Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on the Inter-Korean Summit

The fact that North Korea has come to the table without the United States making any concessions speaks to the strength of President Trump’s leadership and is a clear sign that the intense pressure of sanctions is working. The Korean peace agreement is a step toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, but it is just ...
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Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on North Korea

North Korea’s desire to meet to discuss denuclearization – while suspending all ballistic missile and nuclear testing – is evidence that President Trump’s strategy to isolate the Kim regime is working. The North Koreans are coming to the table despite the United States making zero concessions and, in close coordination with our allies, we have ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence in Press Gaggle at Cheonan Memorial

Cheonan Memorial Seoul, Republic of Korea THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you all for being here.  We’re rounding out a very productive start in South Korea.  Last night, we had a very substantive evening of discussions in our bilateral meeting with President Moon.  It was a strong affirmation of the unbreakable bond between the people ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence in Meeting with North Korean Defectors

West Sea Protection Hall Seoul, Republic of Korea THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you all for being here.  We’re very grateful for your presence.  We’re very grateful for your courage.  And on our second visit to Korea, my wife and I wanted the honor of meeting with men and women who fled the tyranny of ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence and President Moon of the Republic of Korea Before Bilateral Meeting

Blue House Seoul, Republic of Korea PRESIDENT MOON: (As interpreted.) First of all, I’d like to welcome the Vice President of the U.S. delegation to Korea. It is a great pleasure to be able to see you again, Mr. Vice President. I remember, last July, when I visited the United States, you took time out ...
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(Photo Gallery) Vice President Mike Pence Meets President Moon Jae-in

February 8, 2018 – Vice President Pence had a productive bilateral meeting with President Moon Jae-in reconfirming the United States’ unwavering commitment to the U.S.-ROK alliance and to deterring and defending against the North Korean threat.  The Vice President is in the Republic of Korea to lead the Presidential Delegation to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games ...
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Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to Republic of Korea

WASHINGTON, DC – Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence will lead the Presidential Delegation to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang and attend the Opening Ceremony on February 9, 2018. The Vice President will also visit Seoul, Republic of Korea and Tokyo, Japan to participate in bilateral meetings with leaders to discuss security ...
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Remarks by Vice President at a Reception for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

(From left:  Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma, Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao) The Vice President’s Ceremonial Office 6:04 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you so much.  I’m very humbled by that warm introduction and very grateful for the presence of so many great ...
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05/04/17 – Remarks by Vice President Pence at Cinco de Mayo Reception

Indian Treaty Room 5:36 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, Buenas tardes a todos — and feliz casi Cinco de Mayo.  (Applause.)  Today, it’s my great honor, on behalf of the First Family, to welcome you to the White House on this eve of Cinco de Mayo.  (Applause.)  And I bring greetings from the President ...
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04/18/17 – What Do U.S. Vice Presidents Do?

Vice presidents play a big role in the U.S. government, the most important of which is immediately stepping in and assuming full powers should a president die in office. That’s happened eight times in history. A ninth vice president filled the vacancy when a president resigned. Vice presidents have also run for president themselves, and five ...
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04/18/17 – Vice President’s Wife Puts Spotlight on Art Therapy

Art can be therapeutic. Karen Pence, wife of the U.S. vice president, is championing that message as she travels with her husband to South Korea, Japan, Indonesia and Australia April 15–25. Art therapy uses painting, drawing or other artwork to help people suffering trauma or sickness who cannot find the words to express their anxiety, pain ...
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[April 16-18, 2017] Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to the Republic of Korea

04/17/17 –  Remarks by the Vice President and South Korean Acting President Hwang at a Joint Press Statement 04/17/17 –  Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly Chung Sye-Kyun 04/14/17 – Second Lady Karen Pence to travel to the Asia-Pacific Region to Highlight Art Therapy and Recognize Military Service Members 04/14/17 – Background Press Call on the Vice President’s Travel to ROK, Japan, Indonesia, and Australia 04/06/17 – Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to the Republic of Korea Photo Gallery 04/17/17 –  U.S. U.S. Vice President Pence Meets South Korean Acting President Hwang 04/17/17 – U.S. Vice President Pence speaks with ROK and U.S. soldiers in the Demilitarized Zone. 04/17/17 –  U.S. Vice President Pence Visits the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) 04/16/17 – Vice President Mike Pence Laid a Wreath for Veterans at Seoul National Cemetery 04/16/17 – Vice President Mike Pence Arrives at Osan Air Base in South Korea
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