Pence Defends Shutdown: Never A Mistake To ‘Stand Up For What You Believe’


Vice President Pence on Wednesday defended the 35-day government shutdown in an appearance on CBS This Morning, adding that he could not guarantee that there would not be another one.

When asked whether it was a mistake for President Trump to shut down the government in an attempt to get funding for his proposed border wall, Pence responded, “I never think it’s a mistake … to stand up for what you believe in.”

“[Trump] said he was determined to get the funding to build a wall and secure our border and he was willing to take a stand to accomplish that,” Pence continued.


Read more at The Hill.



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