An update from the office of Vice President Pence


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Thursday, July 26: Vice President Mike Pence: "To President Erdogan and the Turkish government: Release Pastor Andrew Brunson now or be prepared to face the consequences."

Vice President Mike Pence announced at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Liberty on Thursday that if Turkey does not take immediate action to free Pastor Andrew Brunson and send him home to America, the United States will impose significant sanctions on Turkey until this innocent man of faith is free. 

READ: Pence: "US will sanction Turkey unless American pastor freed" (Associated Press) 

Click here to watch the video.

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BREAKING NEWS: Vice President Pence to travel to Hawaii to receive the remains of American service members who fell in the Korean War

President Donald Trump announced this morning that the Vice President will travel to Hawaii on August 1 to participate in the Honorable Carry Ceremony and receive the remains as they return to American soil. 

"As the son of a Korean War combat veteran, it is deeply humbling to be part of this historic moment," the Vice President said. "We will never forget the sacrifices these brave service members and their families made for our nation and our freedoms. Our boys are finally coming home."

MORE: The Vice President's full statement  

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Vice President Pence: "Today’s strong GDP numbers showing 4.1% growth is another promise kept and proves that our agenda is working."

This morning, President Donald Trump and Vice President Pence participated in an event at the White House to celebrate the new GDP numbers showing 4.1 percent growth in the second quarter.

"After nearly a decade of slow economic growth, President Donald Trump promised during our campaign that we would rev America’s engine of prosperity and opportunity," the Vice President said. "Today’s strong GDP numbers showing 4.1 percent growth is another promise kept and proves that our agenda is working. Consumer confidence has hit a 17-year high, businesses have added nearly 3.7 million new jobs since Election Day, and we’re now on track to reach 3 percent annual growth for the first time in 13 years."

READ: The Vice President's full statement on U.S. economic growth 

MORE: "President Donald Trump's economic agenda is delivering GDP growth once dismissed as unrealistic." 

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence

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Wednesday, July 25: Vice President Pence thanks service members at Grand Forks Air Force Base

Vice President Mike Pence: "With the strong support of Senator John Hoeven and Rep. Kevin Cramer, President Trump signed into law the largest increase in our national defense since the days of Ronald Reagan."

READ: Vice President Mike Pence: ‘You are our eyes, and ears.’”

PHOTOS: See photos from the Vice President's visit to Grand Forks Air Force Base 


Vice President Pence visits Grand Forks Air Force Base


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Vice President Pence visits seven states in nine days to tout the Trump Tax Cuts 

Since last Thursday, the Vice President has traveled to Missouri, Tennessee, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Montana, North Dakota, and West Virginia to talk about how the Trump Tax Cuts are already helping to create more jobs and grow the American economy. 

In fact, since the President signed the historic tax cuts into law, more than 6 million Americans have received bonuses, pay raises, or bigger benefits.

WATCH: Vice President Pence speaks in Montana 

VIDEO: Vice President Pence in Philadelphia 

WATCH: Speaking about jobs in Tennessee

PHOTOS: See photos from the Vice President's visit to St. Louis


Vice President Pence and U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn


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Must-see tweet by Vice President Pence

Vice President's tweet about Pastor Brunson

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Coming up

Vice President Mike Pence will be on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo at 10 AM on July 29 to discuss the strong economic growth and the results of the Administration's America First agenda.