Vice President Mike Pence

DETAILS: Vice President Mike Pence
(1959 - )
    • Vice President
      (2017- 2021)
    • IN - 6 House
      (2003- 2013)
    • IN - 2 House
      (2001- 2003)
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    Rep. Pete Aguilar received from UPS (UNITED PARCEL SERVICE): $29.5k, Leidos Inc: $28k, Lockheed Martin: $27.5k, plus $158k from others on Transportation
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    Vice President Mike Pence received from Valero Energy: $180k, Honeywell International: $20k, UPS (UNITED PARCEL SERVICE): $10k, plus $45k from others on Transportation
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    Rep. Pete Aguilar is on the House Committee on Appropriations, the Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
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    ISSUES: Vice President Mike Pence

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    Military

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    Both sides support the soldiers, but differ in how much spending and size should go into the active military force.

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    FOR Republicans

    See the military as integral to security. They support growing and funding military branches and operations as well as improving the care of veterins. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats support the military and call for more robust support programs for veterans. They want to cut back on large scale military maneuvers, finding them dangerous and costly.


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    Trade

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    Both parties support stronger trade deals with foreign countries. Each party has a different focus on the matter.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Wants strong protections and the ability to negotiate- or walk away- from any trade deal that does not benefit the American people. Strategies include aggressive trade deals and focusing trade efforts on countries that share our values. source

    FOR Democrats

    Wants strong protections when dealing with foreign trade, so our government can set rules in place that protect our environment, jobs, food safety, and health. source


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    Coronavirus

    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advisory information from the World Health Organization: http://who.int/emergencies
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    Impeachment

    House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment against the President of the United States. The Senate has the power to try impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of the conviction is removal from office.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans were against an impeachment of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


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    Voting

    There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

    FOR Democrats

    For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


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    Coronavirus

    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advisory information from the World Health Organization: http://who.int/emergencies
    NEWS:

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    AGAINST Republicans

    AGAINST Democrats


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    Impeachment

    House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment against the President of the United States. The Senate has the power to try impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of the conviction is removal from office.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans were against an impeachment of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


    AGAINST

    Voting

    There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

    FOR Democrats

    For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


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    Military

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    Both sides support the soldiers, but differ in how much spending and size should go into the active military force.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    See the military as integral to security. They support growing and funding military branches and operations as well as improving the care of veterins. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats support the military and call for more robust support programs for veterans. They want to cut back on large scale military maneuvers, finding them dangerous and costly.


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    Trade

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    Both parties support stronger trade deals with foreign countries. Each party has a different focus on the matter.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Wants strong protections and the ability to negotiate- or walk away- from any trade deal that does not benefit the American people. Strategies include aggressive trade deals and focusing trade efforts on countries that share our values. source

    FOR Democrats

    Wants strong protections when dealing with foreign trade, so our government can set rules in place that protect our environment, jobs, food safety, and health. source


    DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
      • Company
      • Amount
      • Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
      • $525k
      • Valero Energy
      • $180k
      • Altria Client Services LLC
      • $32.5k
      • Tellurian Inc
      • $22.5k
      • Anthem, Inc.
      • $20k
      • Direct Supply Inc
      • $20k
      • Honeywell International
      • $20k
      • Bose Public Affairs Group
      • $17k
      • Bockorny Group, Inc.
      • $15k
      • RAI Services Company
      • $15k
    Based on the January 2021 report , next report due July 2021