Archiv: Mike Pence

13.01.2021 - 08:30 [ ]

Pence rejects calls to invoke 25th Amendment to remove Trump

„I do not believe such a course of action is in the best interest of our Nation or consistent with the Constitution,“ Pence wrote in a letter to Pelosi released Tuesday night.

„Last week, I did not yield to pressure to exert beyond my constitutional authority to determine the outcome of the election, and I will not now yield to efforts in the House of Representatives to play political games at a time so serious in the life of our nation,“ he added.

13.01.2021 - 08:26 [ ]

US-Vizepräsident lehnt Absetzung Trumps per Verfassungszusatz ab

Auf Grundlage des 25. Zusatzartikels der Verfassung könnte Pence den Präsidenten mit einer Mehrheit wichtiger Kabinettsmitglieder für unfähig erklären, sein Amt auszuüben.

03.10.2020 - 10:59 [ ]

Trump in der Klinik – Infektionen im Umfeld

Trump selbst teilte mit: „Ich denke, dass es mir sehr gutgeht. Aber wir wollen sicherstellen, dass alles gut ausgeht.“ Auch seinem Arzt Sean P. Conley zufolge geht es Trump gut und er braucht keinen zusätzlichen Sauerstoff. Er habe mit der Einnahme des Covid-19-Medikaments Remdesivir begonnen.

02.10.2020 - 23:41 [ CNN ]

Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence test negative for coronavirus, spokesman says

Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence tested negative for Covid-19 Friday morning, according to a statement tweeted by spokesperson Devin O’Malley.
„As has been routine for months, Vice President Pence is tested for COVID-19 every day. This morning, Vice President Pence and the Second Lady tested negative for COVID-19. Vice President Pence remains in good health and wishes the Trumps well in their recovery,“ O’Malley wrote on Twitter.

19.06.2020 - 10:03 [ Tagesschau ]

Facebook löscht Wahlanzeige von Trumps Team

Facebook hat eine Anzeige des Trump-Teams gelöscht, weil sie ein Symbol für politische Häftlinge in der NS-Zeit enthält – eine Kehrtwende im Umgang mit politischen Statements. Auch Twitter markierte erneut einen Beitrag des US-Präsidenten.

19.06.2020 - 07:06 [ Washington Post ]

Facebook removes Trump ads with symbol once used by Nazis to designate political prisoners

The red triangle appeared in paid posts sponsored by Trump and Vice President Pence, as well as by the “Team Trump” campaign page. It was featured alongside text warning of “Dangerous MOBS” and asking users to sign a petition about antifa, a loose collection of anti-fascist activists whom the Trump administration has sought to link to recent violence, despite arrest records that show their involvement is trivial.

13.06.2020 - 03:19 [ ]

Pence says he didn’t accompany Trump to St. John’s ‚out of an abundance of caution‘

Vice presidents and presidents are sometimes encouraged to not be in the same location at the same time.

13.05.2020 - 01:23 [ teleSUR ]

Cuba Asks the US for Answers on the Attack on Its Embassy

The Foreign Minister also called for an in-depth investigation into the attacker’s connections with the Doral Jesus Worship Center, a church in Miami in which the U.S. Vice President Mike Pence came to deliver „a speech of enormous hostility calling for action against Cuba.“

09.05.2020 - 05:59 [ CNN ]

Trump sought a reopening but found the virus in the White House instead

President Donald Trump hoped this would be the week he emerged into a nation recovering from pandemic. Instead the pandemic came to him.

09.05.2020 - 05:39 [ ]

Sprecherin von US-Vizepräsident Pence positiv getestet

„Sie wurde kürzlich getestet, und der Test war negativ, und dann wurde sie heute aus irgendeinem Grund positiv getestet“, sagte Trump gestern im Weißen Haus bei einem Treffen mit republikanischen Senatoren und Abgeordneten. Pence sei seither erneut negativ getestet worden und treffe alle nötigen Vorsichtsmaßnahmen, sagte er weiter.

09.05.2020 - 05:33 [ the Hill ]

Positive coronavirus cases shake White House

Miller’s positive test prompted the vice president to delay his takeoff for a trip to Iowa. Six staffers who may have had contact with her deplaned, and all six later tested negative for the virus.

The positive tests reflect the dangers of the virus spreading inside the White House complex, and it further called into question what measures are being taken to try and limit the exposure of the top two elected officials in American government.

09.05.2020 - 05:17 [ the Hill ]

Pence press secretary Katie Miller tests positive for coronavirus

Miller is one of Pence’s closest aides and is married to Stephen Miller, one of Trump’s senior advisers.

08.05.2020 - 18:53 [ New York Times ]

White House Rattled by a Military Aide’s Positive Coronavirus Test


President Trump said he and Vice President Mike Pence, as well as the White House staff, would now be tested on a daily basis.

04.04.2020 - 13:42 [ Bloomberg ]

Pence’s Virus Tour Takes Him to Mask-Maker 3M, Washington State


Pence said in Washington State that by the end of next week, enough test kits would be distributed nationally to allow the diagnosis of 1.2 million people. “We’re making great progress,” Pence said.

So far, 12 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S. The deaths have centered around a nursing home in Kirkland, Washington — near Seattle — where there are a large number of suspected patients.

04.04.2020 - 13:40 [ ]

3M Stock Could See a Billion-Dollar Boost from Trump


It creates big opportunity, which is especially true for face mask companies after the U.S. Health and Human Services says the U.S. only has 10% of face masks needed for a full-blown virus pandemic. They estimate the U.S. would need at least 3.5 billion medical-grade N95 masks.

Better, the Trump Administration has plans to source millions of masks from 3M to help combat the virus threat. If so, that could generate up to $1 billion in sales for the company. Vice President Mike Pence said in a press conference:

23.03.2020 - 23:56 [ David Nakamura, Washington Post reporter / Twitter ]

Asked if he shares concerns that the number of coronavirus deaths will get „really bad“ given all available data, Trump says yes but quickly adds: „We have a lot of people dying of the flu… over 50,000.“

23.03.2020 - 23:41 [ This Is All China's Fault / Twitter ]

Dr Birx just said that the majority of people who are dying in Italy have „Three or more“ preexisting conditions. Wow

23.03.2020 - 23:27 [ Fox News / Youtube ]

Live: Trump, AG Barr hold briefing with the Coronavirus Task Force

Expected live at 5:30 p.m. ET: The Coronavirus Task Force holds a daily briefing at the White House.

12.01.2020 - 16:04 [ New York Times ]

Seven Days in January: How Trump Pushed U.S. and Iran to the Brink of War

But the United States also sent secret messages through Swiss intermediaries urging Iran not to respond so forcefully that Mr. Trump would feel compelled to go even further. After it did respond, firing 16 missiles at bases housing American troops without hurting anyone as a relatively harmless show of force, a message came back through the Swiss saying that would be the end of its reprisal for now. The message, forwarded to Washington within five minutes after it was received, persuaded the president to stand down.

09.01.2020 - 16:21 [ NBC News ]

Pence says sharing intel with Congress could ‚compromise‘ sources

On NBC’s „TODAY,“ Pence told Savannah Guthrie that the administration could not provide Congress with some of the „most compelling“ intelligence behind the administration’s decision to kill Soleimani because doing so „could compromise sources and methods.“

24.11.2019 - 10:45 [ Tagesschau ]

US-Vizepräsident Pence: Überraschungsbesuch vor Thanksgiving

Pence soll von der Basis aus auch mit dem irakischen Ministerpräsidenten Adel Abdel-Mahdi telefoniert haben. Ein Besuch in Bagdad für ein persönliches Treffen soll aus Sicherheitsgründen nicht in Frage gekommen sein, sagte ein hochrangiger US-Regierungsmitarbeiter nach Angaben mitreisender Reporter. Bei dem Gespräch ging es demnach unter anderem um die Massendemonstrationen gegen die irakische Regierung.

24.11.2019 - 10:34 [ Wall Street Journal ]

Pence Visits U.S. Troops in Iraq, Meets With Kurdish Leader

ERBIL, Iraq—Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Iraq on Saturday for an unannounced visit with U.S. troops days before the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, and he met with the leader of Kurdistan but didn’t visit Baghdad.

23.10.2019 - 07:59 [ ]

Pence on Syria: ‚Our troops are coming home‘

“America will always be grateful for our Kurdish allies and the Syria defense forces who fought shoulder to shoulder and bravely with us in this fight,” Pence told the crowd.

“Now that our military and our allies have achieved our objectives against ISIS, President Trump is keeping his word to the American people and our troops are starting to come home,” he said.

18.10.2019 - 06:36 [ Vice President Mike Pence / Twitter ]

Honored to lead this delegation on behalf of President @realDonaldTrump. Thank you @SecPompeo, NSA Robert O’Brien and Ambassador James Jeffrey for your dedication and hard work in Turkey.

18.10.2019 - 06:34 [ Rudaw ]

Turkey and US agree ceasefire with Syria Kurds

In an official statement posted on Facebook, the General Command of the Syrian Democratic Forces said: “Based on the request and approval of the Syrian Democratic Forces, with United States mediation represented by Vice President Mr. Mike Pence, today, an agreement for an immediate ceasefire between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Turkish state along the front lines extending from Ras al-Ain/Sari Kani from the east to Tel Abyad city in the west was reached.”

18.10.2019 - 06:20 [ Rudaw English ‏/ Twitter ]

Rudaw’s Roj Eli Zala in #Qamishli said people came onto the street to celebrate the #Turkey #ceasefire deal. “As the press conference was still going on the people started shooting into the air. Lots of celebratory fire,” Zala said.

17.10.2019 - 18:10 [ LA Times ]

Pence and Pompeo begin uphill task of crafting cease-fire between Turkey and Kurds

‏ Vice President Mike Pence, heading a U.S. delegation that includes Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and White House national security advisor Robert O’Brien, arrived in Turkey on Thursday, a day after Trump dismissed the very crisis he sent his aides on an emergency mission to douse.

17.10.2019 - 04:55 [ Mark Knoller ‏/ CBS News White House Correspondent / Twitter ]

One reason VP and SecPompeo needed separate planes for flight to Ankara, State Dept announced tonight atht Pompeo will be also heading to Jerusalem for talks with @netanyahu and then Brussels to see @jensstoltenberg. Pence will be heading to DC. Carbon footprint not a factor.

16.10.2019 - 17:26 [ Hurriyet ]

Erdoğan ‚to meet US vice president, secretary of state‘

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Oct. 16 that he would meet with U.S. Vice President and Secretary of State, according to a Tweet by communications director.

16.10.2019 - 06:58 [ ]

Pompeo to join Pence on Turkey visit urging ceasefire

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will join Vice President Pence on a trip to Turkey this week in an attempt to broker a cease-fire in northern Syria.

Pence will lead a delegation on behalf of President Trump that includes Pompeo and national security adviser Robert O’Brien, the vice president’s office announced Tuesday.

16.10.2019 - 06:51 [ ]

Nordsyrien-Konflikt: US-Vizepräsident trifft Erdogan

Morgen sei ein bilaterales Treffen zwischen Pence und dem türkischen Präsidenten Recep Tayyip Erdogan geplant.

Begleitet wird Pence von US-Außenminister Mike Pompeo, dem Nationalen Sicherheitsberater Robert O’Brien und dem US-Sonderbeauftragten der Anti-IS-Koalition, James Jeffrey.

15.10.2019 - 05:50 [ JM Rieger, Video Editor, The Washington Post / Twitter ]

REPORTER: What did the president authorize in his conversation initially with President Erdogan a week ago on Sunday? … What did Erdogan say in response to [the ceasefire request]? PENCE: The United States of America did not give a green light to Turkey to invade Syria.

15.10.2019 - 05:46 [ CBS News / Youtube ]

Pence says Trump told Erdogan to implement immediate ceasefire

Vice President Mike Pence announced Monday that the Trump administration was imposing sanctions against Turkey over its invasion of northern Syria. He told reporters at the White House that the president has been monitoring the situation, had spoken to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and called for an immediate ceasefire. Pence also said that Mr. Trump had directed him to lead a delegation to Turkey to bring the bloodshed to an end.

02.10.2019 - 23:17 [ U.S. Indo-Pacific Command ]

Army Gen. Mark A. Milley Takes Oath as 20th Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff

President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and other officials watched as Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford swore in his successor.

22.09.2019 - 13:32 [ New York Times ]

An Abrupt Move That Stunned Aides: Inside Trump’s Aborted Attack on Iran

Why Mr. Trump suddenly latched onto the estimate at this point rather than when casualties were discussed at the earlier meeting remains a mystery to many officials. Some assumed he was influenced by Mr. Carlson or other allies that his re-election would be jeopardized and was looking for cover.

But when the decision came, Mr. Pence, Mr. Pompeo and Mr. Bolton were all out of the White House, and the president did not call them for input. Instead, he told the Pentagon to call off the attack.

05.09.2019 - 00:26 [ ]

Iceland has to ease laws to allow Mike Pence’s security team to escort him on visit

Satirical newspaper Frettirnar mocked that “Americans intended to give every Reykjavik citizen a paralysing drug during Pence’s visit”.

Helicopters hovered over the government building where Mr Pence met with Icelandic eland’s officials as snipers perched on neighbouring rooftops.

Ahead of Mr Pence’s arrival, three CV-22B Osprey flew over southwestern Iceland, along with two C-130 Hercules and one Lockheed C-5 Galaxy.

13.07.2019 - 17:55 [ NBC News ]

‚No shower, no shower!‘: Migrants shout as Pence visits Texas detention centers

Vice President Mike Pence saw firsthand the extreme overcrowding migrants are often forced to endure at federal detention centers when he visited two Friday in Texas.

Agents wore face masks, and video showed detainees packed into their holding areas surrounded by chain-link fence, the concrete floors littered with silver thermal blankets. Reporters accompanying Pence described the facility as smelling „horrendous.“

10.07.2019 - 11:23 [ ]

Holy War? Pompeo Preaches to Pro-Israel Christian Confab

The Secretary of State took his case against Iran to the Evangelical faithful, making it a matter of religious life, or death.

10.07.2019 - 11:19 [ ]

Iran deal was ‘the worst diplomatic debacle in American history’ — John Bolton to CUFI

„Last June, we announced our withdrawal from the hypocritical Human Rights Council, which shielded the world’s worst human rights violators while devoting most of its time to condemning Israel; a thriving democracy. (Applause) We are also reevaluating U.N. peace-keeping missions, including those involving Israel to ensure support for effective, accountable, and efficient operations. We will not allow bureaucratic inertia to keep the United States in international organizations or agreements that undermine U.S. interests and values. (Applause)

For these reasons, in September of last year I announced that the United States would not fund, support, or cooperate with the International Criminal Court, or ICC (Applause). The ICC, which asserts near-universal jurisdiction over the citizens of every country without their consent. As I said then, the ICC is flawed to its core and we will let it die on its own.“ Applause)

10.07.2019 - 11:14 [ ]

Trump sending top officials to speak to pro-Israel evangelicals conference

Pence, Pompeo, Bolton as well as ambassador to Israel David Friedman and Jason Greenblatt, the top U.S. Middle East negotiator, will speak Monday and Tuesday at the conference taking place in Washington D.C. Such a broad array of top senior foreign policy and security officials is rare for pro-Israel groups.

29.06.2019 - 17:23 [ ]

Trump re-establishes U.S. Space Command


The fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act ordered the Pentagon to establish U.S. Space Command under U.S. Strategic Command, which oversees nuclear weapons.

The Pentagon, however, opted for a fully independent Space Command on par with other warfighting commands when reviewing how space is organized within the Defense Department.

The Pentagon had an independent Space Command from 1985 until 2002, when it was folded into the U.S. Strategic Command in a reorganization.

03.06.2019 - 19:55 [ FedUpW/ACorruptSystem / Twitter ]

Can you imagine the VP debate between Tulsi and Pence? Love leads the way. Both Tulsi & Bernie #FightForThePeople

29.05.2019 - 10:08 [ ]

The Pence Prophecy: VP Predicts Perpetual War at the West Point Graduation

Seen in its proper context, Pence’s speech would have raised alarm bells in a healthy, functioning republic. But America in 2019 is far from that. Instead, the VP’s staggeringly absurd speech registered as barely a blip on the media’s 24-hour news cycle. After eighteen years of perpetual conflict, members of the military, and the populace at large, have grown immune to the inertia of war. As such, the republic’s bleeding is internal, as American Democracy dies a slow, opaque death from the inside out.

07.05.2019 - 14:36 [ teleSUR ]

Pence to Reward Venezuelan Coup Participants with Carrots

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is set on Tuesday to offer new incentives to Venezuela’s military in an attempt to convince the them to turn against the legitimate President Nicolas Maduro. This move by Pence comes just a week after the failed coup by Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed „interim president“ Juan Guaido.

04.05.2019 - 13:35 [ ]

Mich kritisieren die Unterstützer des Putschversuchs in Venezuela – Im Gespräch mit Andrej Hunko

In Venezuela versucht die rechte Opposition gegen den Präsidenten Maduro zu putschen. Andrej Hunko, Bundestagsabgeordneter der Linken, war vor kurzem in Venezuela und hat sich sowohl mit Maduro, als auch mit dem Oppositionsführer Guaido getroffen, wir haben mit ihm gesprochen.

04.05.2019 - 13:31 [ ]

Deutschland und Venezuela: „Wer sich auf eine Seite stellt, kann nicht vermitteln“


Berlin hat diese Regierung anerkannt, so wie es US-Präsident Donald Trump vorgemacht hatte. Mehr als 50 Staaten zogen nach. Doch in der deutschen Hauptstadt fragt man sich inzwischen, ob dieses Manöver nicht ein wenig voreilig gewesen sein könnte. Offiziell bleibt die Bundesregierung bei ihrer Linie, das bekräftigte Maas auf seiner Reise. „Unsere Unterstützung für Juan Guaidó hat sich in keiner Weise geändert.“

04.05.2019 - 13:24 [ ]

USA drohen erneut mit Militärschlag gegen Venezuela

Trump-Regierung bekräftigt Drohung gegen Caracas. Opposition bittet Deutschland um mehr Druck auf Maduro-Regierung. Berichte über Mobilisierung von US-Söldnertruppe Blackwater

13.03.2019 - 23:00 [ Raúl Antonio Capote / Granma ]

Rezept für Trump: eine Dosis vietnamesischen Sirups

Wie in den letzten Jahren der 80er und den frühen 90er Jahren glauben sie wieder an den Dominoeffekt: Wenn Venezuela fällt, fällt Nicaragua, und natürlich wird am Ende auch Kuba an der Reihe sein.

02.03.2019 - 10:58 [ Granma ]

US-Vizepräsident gibt Guiadó Schuld am gescheiterten Putsch in Venezuela

Pence stellte in Bogotá ebenfalls die wenig engagierte Haltung der venezolanischen Millionäre in Frage, die im Ausland leben. „Man erwartete einen entscheideren Beitrag an Geld, um die Polizei, Militärs und Politiker im Umfeld von Guaidó zu finanzieren. Auch das ist bis jetzt nicht geschehen.“

24.02.2019 - 03:27 [ RT ]

Pence to meet Venezuela’s Guaido at Lima Group gathering seeking to sanction & isolate Maduro

US Vice President Mike Pence is planning a face-to-face meeting with the self-proclaimed Venezuelan ‚interim president‘ at the Lima Group summit, which will examine ways to put additional pressure on the Maduro government.

After security forces maintained loyalty to the Maduro government and blocked convoys of USAID supplies –intended for the opposition– from entering Venezuela on Saturday, US-backed “interim president” Juan Guaido vowed to attend the Lima Group summit, apparently to discuss a course of further action with the countries that have supported his claim to power.

22.02.2019 - 20:51 [ Tulsi Gabbard ‏/ Twitter ]

The US must stay out of Venezuela & let the people determine their own future. US meddling in Latin America has been disastrous for the people of the countries where we intervene. Pence’s „demand“ is inappropriate & dangerous.

20.02.2019 - 20:51 [ Portal ]

USA militarisieren Frage von Hilfslieferungen für Venezuela massiv

Beobachter erwarten zum kommenden Wochenende, wenn die USA und der selbsternannte Interimspräsident Juan Guaidó an der kolumbianisch-venezolanischen Grenze einen Durchbruch für US-Lieferungen erzwingen wollen, eine gefährliche Zuspitzung.

18.02.2019 - 20:27 [ German Foreign Policy ]

Europas „geopolitische Identität“

Hinzu kommt, dass die europäische Machtbasis kräftig bröckelt. Hatten die Organisatoren der Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz ursprünglich geplant, Kanzlerin Merkel an der Seite des französischen Präsidenten Emmanuel Macron die absehbaren US-Forderungen zurückweisen zu lassen, so ist dies gescheitert: Macron, der seit seinem Amtsantritt kontinuierlich von Berlin düpiert wurde ( berichtete [7]), hat seine Teilnahme an der Veranstaltung abgesagt.

16.02.2019 - 09:59 [ Security Conference ‏/ Twitter ]

Welcome to prime time at #MSC2019: Chancellor Angela Merkel, @VP Mike Pence, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, @JoeBiden and many more distinguished leaders take the stage on Day 2!

Follow the discussion via our live stream:

15.02.2019 - 06:10 [ Haaretz ]

Pence Says Iran Advocates ‚Another Holocaust,‘ Urges Europe to Nix Nuclear Deal

Pence accuses EU of leading scheme to ‚break American sanctions against Iran’s murderous revolutionary regime‘

15.02.2019 - 05:53 [ CNN ]

Trump admin pushes for tougher action on Iran, swipes at Europe

Referring to Iranian protests in 2009, the vice president said, „The world missed an opportunity last time to confront the regime, but not this time.“

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after a public appearance with Pence Thursday, told NBC that Iran „has to be countered and it has to be countered now.“ Asked if that means regime change, Netanyahu said, „I don’t rule anything out.“

15.02.2019 - 04:20 [ Haaretz ]

Pompeo to Netanyahu: Confronting Iran Key to Mideast Stability, Peace

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday it is impossible to achieve peace and stability in the Middle East without confronting Iran.

Pompeo is in Warsaw to participate in a conference on the Middle East co-hosted by Poland and the U.S. State Department that was originally supposed to focus on Iran, but the title was later changed to “Promoting a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East.”

05.02.2019 - 01:44 [ Granma ]


Das kürzlich von den Vereinigten Staaten an den venezolanischen Präsidenten Nicolás Maduro ausgesprochene Ultimatum und der Prozess der „Aufweichung“ durch alle Arten von Sanktionen, einschließlich des Diebstahls der in den USA gegründeten venezolanischen Raffinerie Citgo, haben das Label der Methoden von vor anderthalb Jahrhunderten

03.02.2019 - 17:45 [ ]

Warum muss Venezuela zerstört werden?

Es wäre durchaus verständlich, wenn Sie diese Regimewechselaktion mit einer Art absurder Performancekunst verwechseln würden. Sie ist sicherlich ein wenig zu abstrakt für die Komplexität der realen Welt der internationalen Ordnung. Ein armer, ängstlicher Diener wird vor eine Kamera gestoßen und erklärt sich zum Präsidenten von Narnia, und dann springen drei Handlanger (Pence, Pompeo und Bolton) plus Bozo der Trump auf und schreien „Ja-ja-ja-ja, das ist er!“. Und ein pensionierter Versager wird von der Bank geholt, abgestaubt und auf eine Mission in ein Land geschickt, das ihn nicht haben will.

02.02.2019 - 16:24 [ Junge Welt ]

EU-Staaten uneins zu Venezuela

Hintergrund ist, dass sich Regierungsvertreter unter anderem aus Italien und Griechenland öffentlich gegen eine Einmischung der EU in die inneren Angelegenheiten Venezuelas ausgesprochen und Maduro als Präsident des Landes anerkannt haben.

02.02.2019 - 16:21 [ ]

Guaido ruft zu „größter Demonstration“ in Venezuelas Geschichte auf

Inmitten der Staatskrise in Venezuela hat der selbst ernannte Übergangspräsident Juan Guaido seine Anhänger für Samstag zur „größten Demonstration“ in der Geschichte des Landes aufgerufen. Mit den Kundgebungen solle dem Ultimatum von vier der 28 EU-Mitgliedstaaten Nachdruck verliehen werden.

02.02.2019 - 16:05 [ ]

Venezuela: Guaidó telefonierte offenbar mit Pence – kurz bevor die Revolte begann

(25.1.2019) Gab Washington das Signal zum Aufstand in Venezuela? Laut „Wall Street Journal“ telefonierte US-Vizepräsident Mike Pence mit Juan Guaidó – der sich kurze Zeit später zum Staatschef erklärte.

02.02.2019 - 16:01 [ Ben Norton / Twitter ]

US VP and right-wing Christian fundamentalist Mike Pence just held a Florida rally in which he called for the overthrow of Venezuela’s sovereign gov, implied military intervention is on the table, & declared, „No time for dialogue. This is time for action“

28.01.2019 - 05:34 [ Radio Utopie ]

Venezuela: Krisentreffen der Karibischen Gemeinschaft (CARICOM) mit Generalsekretär der Vereinten Nationen

Am heutigen Montag, dem 28.1.2019, kommt es zu einer Notfallsitzung mit fünf Vertretern von Mitgliedsländern der Karibischen Gemeinschaft wegen der aktuellen Situation um Venezuela im U.N.O.-Hauptquartier in New York in den U.S.A. mit U.N.O.-Generalsekretär Antonio Guterres.

26.01.2019 - 19:56 [ Granma ]

Venezuela ist nicht allein, sein Volk und die internationale Gemeinschaft sind auf seiner Seite

Die Kommandeure der Strategischen Regionen der Integralen Verteidigung (REDI) von Venezuela haben ihre Verbundenheit mit der Verfassung und ihre Unterstützung für Präsident Nicolás Maduro als Oberbefehlshaber bestätigt. Der oberste Vertreter der Westlichen REDI, Fabio Zavarce, lehnte die internationale Einmischung in die Angelegenheiten Venezuelas ab und bestätigte seine Unterstützung für das Staatsoberhaupt. Manuel Bernal aus der Andenregion drückte die Loyalität und Subordination der von ihm geführten operativen Einheiten unter die verfassungsmäßige Regierung des südamerikanischen Landes aus.

23.01.2019 - 22:57 [ Jason Ditz / ]

Maduro kritisiert die USA nach Pences Ansprache an die Bevölkerung Venezuelas

Pences Kommentare sollen Guiado eindeutig eine weitere amerikanische Unterstützung geben. Wie sehr sie tatsächlich in Venezuela wirken werden, ist natürlich unklar, da Pence seine Rede komplett auf Englisch hielt und dabei ein paar spanische Wörter wie „hola“ einstreute.

18.11.2018 - 02:12 [ SBS ]

APEC 2018: Mike Pence announces US-Australia military pact to expand PNG naval base

The United States will join forces with Australia in the development of a new naval base to be built in Papua New Guinea, US Vice President Mike Pence has announced.

Mr Pence told an Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting the US will contribute to the expansion of the Manus Island facility.

20.10.2018 - 19:32 [ Junge Welt ]

Kurswechsel in Quito

Tatsächlich hat Moreno seit seinem Amtsantritt im Mai 2017 eine Abkehr von der Politik Correas vollzogen, dessen Vizepräsident er von 2007 bis 2013 gewesen war. So kündigte er im vergangenen August den Austritt Ecuadors aus der Bolivarischen Allianz für die Völker Unseres Amerikas (ALBA) an, die 2004 von Fidel Castro und Hugo Chávez als antiimperialistischer Gegenpol zur Dominanz Washingtons gegründet worden war.

15.09.2018 - 07:33 [ Tulsi Gabbard, Abgeordnete im U.S. Repräsentantenhaus / Twitter ]

While President Trump & VP Pence give 9/11 speeches about how much they care about the victims of al-Qaeda’s attack on our country, they are simultaneously acting as protectors of AQ in Syria/Idlib, threatening Russia and Syria that if they attack al-Qaeda, we will punish them.

01.07.2018 - 14:18 [ Portal ]

US-Vizepräsident auf Lateinamerika-Reise für Allianz gegen Venezuela

Der Präsident des Nachbarlandes Bolivien, Evo Morales, übte deutliche Kritik an den Forderungen und Absichten der USA: „Vizepräsident Mike Pence kommt nach Lateinamerika, um zu einem Putsch gegen unsere Schwesterrepublik Venezuela anzustiften“. Morales betonte, „das Imperium“ müsse verstehen, dass „Lateinamerika eine Region des Friedens und des Befreiungskampfes gegen den Interventionismus“ sei.

24.05.2018 - 19:52 [ Daily Beast ]

John Bolton’s Wrecking Ball Takes Down North Korea Summit

There’s a clear line here: Bolton’s Libya talk sets expectations for Trump, who slips up and threatens North Korea with regime change, which leads to Pence defending Trump, which leads to North Korea lashing out, which leads to Trump canceling the summit. The dysfunction within this administration in the lead-up to this meeting ultimately brought the summit crashing down.

The North Koreans, in the meantime, have kept their position static and have been more than willing to communicate what they were willing to offer up; not once did any authoritative North Korean statement indicate any interest in denuclearization as the White House imagined it.

24.05.2018 - 09:12 [ KBS ]

Nordkorea will über Gipfel mit USA nachdenken

Die staatliche Nachrichtenagentur KCNA zitierte heute Vizeaußenministerin Choe Son-hui, die gesagt hatte, Machthaber Kim Jong-un einen solchen Vorschlag machen zu können, sollten die USA Nordkorea und seinen guten Willen beleidigen.

Die Zukunft des Gipfels liege allein bei den USA, sagte die Vizeministerin und verurteilte ein Interview von US-Vizepräsident Mike Pence, der Nordkorea mit Libyen verglichen hatte.

09.05.2018 - 18:47 [ Roll Call ]

Greg Pence, Vice President’s Brother, Likely Coming to Congress

Before getting into the antique mall business in 2006, he worked for Marathon Oil and Unocal Corporation, then became vice president of Kiel Brothers Oil Company, the family’s gas station and convenience store business. In 2004, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and Greg Pence resigned.

In 2005, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels appointed him deputy commissioner of the state’s Department of Environmental Management — the very same agency that had cited Kiel Brothers for violations in the past.