Skip to comments.VP Pence Return to the WH for Emergency
Posted on 07/02/2019 8:38:07 AM PDT by Vermont Lt
VP Pence was called back to the WH to deal with an emergency. He was on AF2, going to an event in Salem NH. The event has been cancelled.
A very minor drop off earlier but no sign of jitters so far.
Ditto. I’m just glad that we all got ours in time for it.
Are you referencing the Russian Sub accident? That “seems” important, but its not really something to call the VP back to DC.
I understand Putin meeting with his defense staff. But the EU? I am thinking maybe Tel Aviv decided they’ve had enough shit from Iran.
Uh Breaking News sidebar IS the place for real news.
I did not do any OMG posts or think it until I came to YOURS.
If you feel it is good idea to post humor on Breaking News thread to diffuse worry, how about you indicate it instead of letting someone read it in Latest posts.
After all, it is at to of Breaking News Sidebar, not Breakfast Bagel recipes vanities.
If there were some kind of major emergency then I sure that they would not give the actual locations of either the president or the vice president. They would leak false locations.
Forgot the keys to Air Force Two?
Worldwide markets are NOT freaking.
That’s a good sign so far.
I would reread your link. That is exactly what he said.
But why would that require the VP coming back. Its too bad for them, but it really would not require any type of response.
Logical. So what would bring Pence back? And alert the EU and Russians?
OK, I confess I never, EVER look for “breaking news”. I just look for the latest threads or posts. I didn’t realize that designation mattered to people in this way. I stand corrected. I apologize.
Maybe Pence family illness????
VP, who would now be President, gets to choose the VP and Congress has to confirm.
Do you think the current Democrats would do the same and deny the Presidency to Nancy?
Thanks Jane. Gut feeling is nothing happening
I would think if you are preparing, assisting or otherwise aware of an ally’s imminent military action, you would still go about your business so as not to spook the bad guys, no?
True. Head7ng back to DC might just be the cover story. If he arrives at Denver airport, be worried. Lol.
“I remember Haig took a load of grief for this. But I don’t remember why.”
It was the day Reagan was shot.
VP Bush was out of town, Reagan’s Chief of Staff (James Baker) had been wounded in the shooting and no one in the cabinet wanted to step up to the plate until VP Bush got back to town.
Haig, knowing a chain of command was crucial, made an agreement with the cabinet that he would be in charge of speaking to the press until VP Bush got back.
At the next press briefing some reporter asked Haig who was in charge considering the VP was out of town. That was when Haig said he was in charge.
The press roasted him because technically the Secretary of State, Haig at that time, is fourth in the line of succession behind the VP, Speaker of the House and President Pro-Tem of the Senate.
The rest is history.
It was on Fox Business and CNN news...Not sure what we are to believe—was it an emergency or not, but Pence was called back on AF2, and showed him exiting vehicle entering WH.
...So what are we to believe...
It is out there.
Haig’s words and press reaction need to be put in additional context.
Haig had a reputation for being a fanatical self-promoter and bureaucratic infighter. Many military types (who had been passed over for promotion due to Haig) were only too happy to share their anti-Haig anecdotes with the media. This had been going on for many years.
Haig’s gaffe reinforced the already existing stereotype.
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