“The Trump administration and members of Congress are working on a new set of nuclear- and missile-related Iran sanctions that would replace the 2015 nuclear agreement that permits the Islamic republic to resume nuclear weapons development after ten years.” – Mike Pence, Tehran Times, 9 January 2018.
“It really is remarkable to hear some of the commentary that has taken place, particularly in the last week, when clearly a book of fiction made its way into the national debate.” – Mike Pence, Washington Examiner, 8 January 2018.
“I haven’t read it [Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House”], don’t intend to read it. What I’ve heard about in the book bears no resemblance to the president that I serve with every day. None. It just strikes me that it’s another work of Washington fiction.” – Mike Pence, The Wall Street Journal, 8 January 2018.
“We know the historic trends…but I have to tell you, we’ve got a great story to tell… We have great momentum in the economy and we think we have an opportunity to not only buck that historic trend but we think we can expand our majority in the Senate. And we really believe that we can re-elect a majority in the House. We understand it’s going to take some work.” – Mike Pence, The Wall Street Journal, 8 January 2018.
“My hope is that the people who are taking in the streets embrace a free and democratic future [referring to the protests in Iran].” – Mike Pence, Daily Sabah, 7 January 2018.
“The United States has spoken clearly and unequivocally… Unfortunately, many of our European partners, as well as the United Nations, have thus far failed to forcefully speak out on the growing crisis in Iran. It’s time for them to stand up.” – Mike Pence, Click 2 Houston, 5 January 2018.
“As long as Donald Trump is POTUS and I am VP, the United States of America will not repeat the shameful mistake of our past when others stood by and ignored the heroic resistance of the Iranian people as they fought against their brutal regime. The bold and growing resistance of the Iranian people today gives hope and faith to all who struggle for freedom and against tyranny. We must not and we will not let them down.” – Mike Pence, Times of Israel, 1 January 2018.
“I stand by everything I’ve said with regard to that individual [when asked about the firing of former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn].” – Mike Pence, Straits Times, 26 December 2017.
”Thank you for seeing, through the course of this year, an agenda that is truly restoring this country … You’ve spurred an optimism in this country that’s setting records [talking about Donald Trump].” – Mike Pence, Kentucky, 24 December 2017.
“The American people deserve to know that with the courage of everyone gathered here, we’re making real progress in this fight for freedom in Afghanistan.” – Mike Pence, Tolo News, 24 December 2017.
“President Ghani informed me that in 2017 we have eliminated more senior leaders of the Taliban than were eliminated in all the prior years combined.” – Mike Pence, Yahoo News, 23 December 2017.