Published: Fri, June 16, 2017
Local | By Adrian Hale

Vice president to travel to Central and South America

Vice president to travel to Central and South America

US Vice President Mike Pence has hired outside legal counsel to help with questions from investigators probing alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign, a spokesman said on Thursday. "The vice president is focused entirely on his duties ... and looks forward to a swift conclusion of this matter", Agen said. As head of the Trump campaign's transition committee, he was involved in the hiring of Michael Flynn as national security adviser.

The conference, which lasts until Friday, is expected to bring a diverse group of governments and business leaders from the USA and Central Americas together.

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Pence on Thursday traveled to Miami for a conference covering issues affecting Central America. Paul Trible during the Iran-Contra investigation and was a member of former President George W. Bush's legal team during the 2000 Florida recount, according to his official biography.

Cullen is no stranger to high-profile federal investigations.

Pence's visit comes the morning after President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump made a similar trip to MedStar Hospital. He delivered an on-camera statement sharply criticizing James Comey after the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's recent testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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