After Trump Drama, New Pence National Security Aide Steps Down

Apr 17, 2018, 18:08
After Trump Drama, New Pence National Security Aide Steps Down

Vice President Mike Pence said over the weekend he is "very hopeful" the U.S.is close to a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a statement on January 22, 2018, in the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem.

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus.

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"This is something we can not accept, the use of chemical weapons on civilians", Trudeau said, "and the worldwide community needs to continue to stand extremely strongly as we continue to hold Syria accountable".

Pence also said, 'It's time for Russian Federation to get the message President Trump delivered last night.

Pence spoke while in Peru about 18 hours after the U.S., France and the United Kingdom launched 105 missiles at three facilities connected to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his purported April 7 chemical attack on civilians, in the country's years-long civil war.

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"And as commercial companies continue to send even more satellites into orbit, the volume of space traffic will only increase in the years ahead", Pence said.

This was Pence's first media interaction after United States forces launched precision strikes against Assad regime targets associated with the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Vice President Mike Pence says the topic of funding President Donald Trump's long-promised border wall did not come up in his meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at an global summit in Peru.

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Pence also met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to talk about the renegotiation of NAFTA.

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