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Full Transcript Mike Pence Interview

Transcript of Cal Thomas’ interview with vice president-elect Mike Pence, Dec. 8, 2016

 

Q. Have you and the president-elect discussed the role you will play in the administration? Any particular policy or program he has asked you to oversee?

Pence: I think the role of the VP is always defined by the president. My experience on Capitol Hill and as governor and the relationships that came from those things are among the reasons why he asked me to run with him and now to serve with him.

Q. But nothing specific, like school choice?

Mike Pence Interview

Mike Pence says Trump has a mandate

By Cal Thomas

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When Mike Pence becomes the 48th vice president of the United States next month, he will take on the role of a political lobbyist for Donald Trump’s activist agenda.

Pearl Harbor Plus 75

Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75

By Cal Thomas

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Only five of the 335 men who survived the unprovoked attack that sunk the USS Arizona on Dec. 7, 1941 remain alive. Donald Stratton, 94, is one of them. He has added to the historical knowledge of that day and the beginning of America’s entry into World War II in a new book, “All the Gallant Men: The First Memoir By a USS Arizona Survivor.”

John Bolton For Secretary of State

For secretary of state: John Bolton

By Cal Thomas

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President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly considering seriously at least two men for the critical position of secretary of state. One, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has divided the Trump team between those who think it is a good idea and those who think Romney’s severe criticism of Trump during the campaign disqualifies him.

"HAMILTON," TRUMP AND DIVERSITY

‘Hamilton,’ Trump and diversity
By Cal Thomas
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Black America Since MLK

Black America since MLK

By Cal Thomas

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That race continues to be a major source of anxiety and division in America is an undeniable fact. While some politicians continue to use race to divide, Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. is trying again to bridge the gap in his latest PBS documentary series “Black America Since MLK.”

Elections Matter

We won, you lost, deal with it

By Cal Thomas

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Three years ago when Republicans were battling President Obama over the debt ceiling and a government shutdown, the president said, “You don’t like a particular policy or a particular president? Then argue for your position. Go out there and win an election.”

Unsolicited Advice

Advising the president-elect

By Cal Thomas

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It didn’t take long. Journalists, editorial writers and columnists who hate Donald Trump and consistently opposed his election are now advising him what not to do.

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