Pence Says Very Little About Mounting Nationwide Crises
Vice President Mike Pence barely touched on crises facing America ― including police brutality, racial injustices and Hurricane Laura ― in his speech that wrapped up Wednesday’s session of the Republican National Convention on Wednesday.
As he praised President Donald Trump at length, Pence glossed over the administration’s disastrous handling of the coronavirus pandemic, which still rages across parts of the country and as of his comments had claimed the lives of almost 180,000 U.S. residents.
Meanwhile, Texas and Louisiana residents braced for Laura, a Category 4 hurricane, to slam the coastline as the most powerful storm to hit the country this year.
“This is a serious storm,” Pence said from a podium at Fort McHenry …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]