Pence's approach to troubles in White House: He wasn't there
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress barreling into yet another big budget battle this week, Vice President Mike Pence is headed halfway around the world to Asia. During the government shutdown last month, he was in the Middle East.
And even as special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation draws closer to President Donald Trump himself, vacuuming up interviews and documents from senior Trump advisers, Pence largely has stayed out of the conversation. He has not been asked to testify, according to a person familiar with the vice president's operation who was not authorized to speak publicly and... read more