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VP Mike Pence Visits Lexington

Posted at 3:16 PM, May 03, 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Vice President Mike Pence landed in Lexington Friday afternoon and then he and Governor Bevin visited a local business.

Among those waiting to meet the Vice President was Jaime Morales, the Scott County Deputy paralyzed in the line of duty.

Pence made a stop at Hallway Feeds on Loudon Avenue. At the podium, the Vice President said he brought greetings from President Donald Trump and touted the fair trade deals that he and the president have rolled out in their effort to support businesses across the United States.

“The American economy is roaring,” said the vice president.

Pence spoke of the US-Mexico-Canada trade deal as a promise kept by President Donald Trump and implored Congress to pass the deal this summer.

He also joked about sampling the horse feed.

“The Kentucky Derby winner and I had the same dinner the night before!” joked Pence.

 

This is his fourth visit to Kentucky since taking office. He was here in March to support Governor Matt Bevin’s reelection campaign.

You can watch Vice President Pence’s speech below.

Pence will also attend the Derby Eve Gala on Friday night in Frankfort.