Mike Pence

Grassley suggests he may preside over Senate debate on Electoral College votes

BY: - January 5, 2021

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said he would preside over the U.S. Senate debate surrounding disputes of the 2020 election results if Vice President Mike Pence does not show up. He suggested Pence was not expected to attend but Grassley’s staff later said that was a “misinterpretation” and that Pence was expected to be there. On […]

Biden, Pence plan Iowa visits this week

BY: - October 26, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will make his first visit to Iowa since the 2020 caucus campaign on Friday, while Republican Vice President Mike Pence will return to the state on Thursday. News of the events come as recent polls have shown a tight race in Iowa between Biden and President Donald Trump, who won […]

Trump to stay ‘the next few days’ at military hospital for COVID-19 treatment

BY: and - October 2, 2020

President Donald Trump was taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in suburban Maryland late Friday afternoon, where White House officials said he is expected to stay for “the next few days” for treatment of COVID-19. White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany described Trump, who disclosed his diagnosis earlier Friday, as having mild symptoms […]

GOP convention opens as Reynolds, Ernst prepare to speak

BY: - August 24, 2020

The Republican National Convention opened Monday morning as Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst prepared to address delegates as part of the four-day event.  Both have disagreed with President Donald Trump on some issues — though perhaps not to the degree that Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris did with presidential nominee […]

Reynolds: Power should be back by Tuesday, federal aid expected

BY: - August 14, 2020

Iowa’s major utilities have pledged to restore all power across Iowa by Tuesday, eight days after high winds left hundreds of thousands of households in the dark, Gov. Kim Reynolds reported. In a noon news conference in Cedar Rapids Friday, Reynolds also said she will formally apply for federal disaster assistance by Monday. President Donald […]

Grassley, Farm Bureau ask Pence for meat-price investigation

BY: - May 8, 2020

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley and the head of the American Farm Bureau Federation appealed directly to Vice President Mike Pence in Iowa Friday to support a Justice Department investigation of possible price-fixing in the meat industry.  Pence, head of the federal coronavirus task force, was in West Des Moines in part for a roundtable with […]