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Mike Pence

Data de nascimento: 7. Junho 1959

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Michael Richard Pence é um político americano, atual vice-presidente dos Estados Unidos e, por consequência, Presidente do Senado dos Estados Unidos. Membro do Partido Republicano, serviu anteriormente na Câmara dos Representantes de 2001 até 2013 e foi o 50º governador de Indiana entre 2013 e 2017.Pence é conservador e apoiador do movimento Tea Party. Foi presidente da Conferência Republicana da Câmara dos Representantes de 2009 a 2011. Após as eleições de 2010, ele anunciou que não concorreria à reeleição. Em maio de 2011, Pence oficialmente anunciou que concorreria como o candidato republicano nas eleições de 2012 para governador de Indiana. Em novembro de 2012, ele venceu a eleição por uma pequena margem e tomou posse como governador em janeiro do ano seguinte.

Em 15 de julho de 2016, Donald Trump anunciou que o escolhera como companheiro de chapa na corrida eleitoral para a presidência dos Estados Unidos do mesmo ano. Em 8 de novembro, Trump foi eleito presidente dos Estados Unidos, e consequentemente Pence o vice.

Citações Mike Pence

„Just because I’m a-clappin’ for it, doesn’t mean I’m a-votin’ for it.“

— Mike Pence
Whispering to fellow House Representative Jeff Flake in response to President George W. Bush's inaugural speech at his first inauguration — https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/01/03/mike-pence-jeff-flake-republican-party-friendship-216208 (January 20, 2001)

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„The quickest way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.“

— Mike Pence
Excerpt from address given to the National Rifle Association in Dallas, Texas — https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/watch-the-quickest-way-to-stop-a-bad-guy-with-a-gun-is-a-good-guy-with-a-gun-pence-says-at-nra-convention (May 4, 2018)

„Further, [President Clinton's] repeated lies to the American people in this matter compound the case against him as they demonstrate his failure to protect the institution of the presidency as the 'inspiring supreme symbol of all that is highest in our American ideals'. Leaders affect the lives of families far beyond their own 'private life.“

— Mike Pence
On the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal in a column titled "Why Clinton Must Resign or Be Impeached" — https://www.bustle.com/p/mike-pence-quotes-about-impeachment-reveal-what-he-really-thinks-of-presidents-having-affairs-10026765 (circa late 1990s)

„Honestly, my focus is completely on the progress we're making, we fully support the decision that was made regarding that employee.“

— Mike Pence
On former Trump Administration employee Omarosa Manigault Newman when questioned by a reporter — https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/politics/2018/08/13/vice-president-mike-pence-cincinnati-expect-traffic-gridlock-midday/979284002/ (August 13, 2018)

„I truly do believe, if all of us do all that we can, that we will once again, in our time, restore the sanctity of life to the center of American law, I just know in my heart of hearts that this will be the generation that restores life in America.“

— Mike Pence
Excerpt from a speech addressed to a pro-life group in Nashville, Tennessee — https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/mike-pence-says-making-abortion-illegal-saves-lives-history-proves-ncna853031 (February 27, 2018)

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„I'm a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order.“

— Mike Pence
Excerpt from his vice presidential acceptance speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention — http://theweek.com/speedreads/637487/mike-pence-im-christian-conservative-republican--that-order (July 21, 2016)

„Honesty is the axis on which leadership spins.“

— Mike Pence
Remarks at Reagan Library https://www.c-span.org/video/?414899-1/mike-pence-delivers-remarks-reagan-library, C-SPAN.org (September 8, 2016)

„We cannot have four more years apologizing to [America's] enemies and abandoning our friends. America needs to be strong for the world to be safe, and on the world stage, Donald Trump will lead from strength.“

— Mike Pence
Excerpt from his vice presidential acceptance speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention — https://fox59.com/2016/07/21/we-like-mike-full-transcript-of-gov-pences-vp-acceptance-speech/ (July 21, 2016)