Tag: Pence, Mike

For 50 Years Since Apollo 11, Presidents Have Tried to Take That Next Giant Leap

WASHINGTON — At his star-spangled Independence Day extravaganza this month, President Trump singled out Gene Kranz, the legendary Apollo flight director. “Gene,” the president said, “I want you to know that we’re going to be back on the moon very soon — and someday soon, we will plant the American flag on Mars.” What could […]

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Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas

Vice President Mike Pence played down reports of overcrowding and unsanitary conditions at two migrant detention centers in Texas that he visited on Friday, but he acknowledged the gravity of the humanitarian crisis unfolding along the United States’ southwestern border. The tour gave journalists covering the vice president a rare glimpse inside a Border Patrol […]

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A New Trump Battleground: Defining Human Rights

After the horrors of World War II, the United States led in adopting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, recognizing the “inherent dignity” and “equal and inalienable rights” of all people to life and liberty. For three-quarters of a century it has stood for the protection of human rights by the rule of […]

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Trump’s Demand for an End to Illegal Immigration Hangs Over Mexico Talks

The urgent talks to avert President Trump’s threat of tariffs on Mexico are running into a serious obstacle: The president’s demand that in return Mexico must promise to put a complete stop to illegal immigration into the United States. In a series of tweets and remarks over the past week, Mr. Trump vowed to impose […]

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On Trump’s Ireland Visit, Talk of Brexit and Border Walls

SHANNON, Ireland — President Trump reassured Ireland’s prime minister, Leo Varadkar, on Wednesday that Britain’s exit from the European Union would “work out very well,” including for Ireland, “with your wall, your border.” This remark prompted the Irish leader to reply “one thing we want to avoid, of course, is a wall or border between […]

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Trump Says Mexico ‘Wants to Make a Deal’ as Mexican Officials Head to White House to Avoid Tariffs

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence and other top administration officials will meet Wednesday with Mexico’s top diplomat as both sides try to avert the potentially crippling economic consequences of President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. Mr. Trump has vowed to impose a 5 percent tariff on all goods from Mexico […]

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Mexico’s Foreign Minister to Meet With Pence in Effort to Avoid Trump Tariffs

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence will meet Wednesday with Mexico’s foreign minister as officials on both sides of the border try to avert the potentially crippling economic consequences of President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. Mr. Trump has vowed to impose a 5 percent tariff on all goods from Mexico […]

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Explaining the Supreme Court Ruling on Indiana’s Abortion Law

You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. Quick programming note! I’ll be away on Friday but will see you back here next Tuesday for more In Her Words. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court turned […]

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