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Karen Pence

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Gender Female
Age 67
Date of birth January 1,1957
Zodiac sign Capricorn
Born Kansas
United States
Spouse Mike Pence
Office Second Lady of the United States
Children Charlotte Pence
Audrey Pence
Michael Pence
Charlotte Pence Bond
ParentsLillian Batten
John Batten
Education Butler University
Bishop Chatard High School
Previous positionSecond Spouse of the United States (2017–2021), First Lady of Indiana (2013–2017)
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Karen Pence Life story

Karen Sue Pence is an American schoolteacher and painter who was the second lady of the United States from 2017 to 2021. She is married to the 48th vice president of the United States, Mike Pence. Karen Pence was also the first lady of Indiana from 2013 to 2017.

Brexit: Leo Varadkar says a, must say Ireland

Feb 16,2020 5:53 am

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is Ireland 's Brexit attitude during a joint press conference With Us Vice-President Mike Pence

The Republic of Ireland must stand its ground on the Brexit offer in the midst of a critical period in the political history, Leo Varadkar has said.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that he will meet with the visit to Dublin on Monday with the taoiseach.

Mr Johnson later showdown faced led in Westminster.

Mr Varadkar made His remarks during a press conference With Us Vice-President Mike Pence , a two-day visit.

But Mr Pence called on Ireland and the EU, "in good faith" negotiate with the United Kingdom.

The Irish Government has repeatedly said it respects the decision of The British to leave the EU, but it took More Than two years of negotiations on a withdrawal agreement, and it could not be re-opened.

on the occasion of Farmleigh House , the country's official Guest House , Mr Varadkar asked to take Mr. Pence, the message back to the U.S. Government .

"it means The divergence between the UK and the EU, The Return of a hard border (between Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland ) is a very real danger," said the Prime Minister .

He insisted that the Irish Government had to say "" to the withdrawal agreement and the backstop, despite the opposition to it by The British Government .

This is Mike Pence , The First visit to The Republic of Ireland in His role as Vice-President of the United States

Vice-President, Pence, said the US acknowledged the "unique challenges" in terms of the Irish border.

"We will also continue to encourage the United Kingdom and Ireland , to ensure that all the Leaking deal terms of the Good Friday agreement," he added.

'in good faith

Negotiate,'However, he said, as the Brexit deadline approached, the White house would not negotiate "urge to Ireland and the EU to, in good faith, with Prime Minister Johnson".

Westminster has rejected the resignation of the contract are Three Times , and MPs bogged down in the question especially because of the backstop proposal in the offer.

The backstop is the insurance aimed at maintaining a seamless Irish border, unless and until another solution is found.

Mr. Johnson wants it removed from the take-back offer, as it is "anti-democratic".

The DUP is also, however, argue that it would. be a border to the bottom of the Irish Sea and the risk of the integrity of The Union of great Britain

But other Stormont parties have backed it up, as well as a majority of business-and agricultural-and food-groups.

Mr. Pence added, would play what he was also always "helpful role" in order to try and reach an agreement, the respected British sovereignty and minimizes Trade disruptions.

Mike Pence shakes hands with the Irish President Michael D Higgins in The Company of His wife, Karen, and Mr. Higgins' wife, Sabina

Earlier, Mr. Pence Irish President Michael D Higgins in Dublin, met during the second day of His visit.

The Vice President signed the official visitors book, in which he paid tribute to His Irish grandfather, Richard Michael Cawley.

He was on the accompaniment of the Irish President and the official residence of His wife, Karen Pence , and His mother, Nancy Pence-Fritsch, and His sister, Ann Poynter.

they were Áras is a an uachtarain by Mr Higgins and His wife Sabina.

'Great Irishman'

It is Mr. Pence's first visit to Ireland as vice president, but not His first visit to the country.

He has family roots in Ireland - His grandfather, mothers had on the part of Richard Michael Cawley, emigrated from County Sligo to Chicago in the early 1920s, and His grandmother, Mary Maloney, the family with historical connections with Doonbeg.

In Áras an an uachtarain "guest book", The Vice -President wrote: "In the memory of a great Irishman, Richard Michael Cawley, and in the name of the United States of America, we are pleased to be back in Ireland . "

At Farmleigh, the Prime Minister , Mr. Pence and His Family showed the military service record of His grandfather, and he served with distinction in the Irish Defence Forces during the Irish Civil War .

The Vice -President had lunch with Mr Varadkar and His partner, Matthew Barrett , and Mr Varadkar's Parents .

The Vice -President and His mother, the service records of His grandfather

stay During His visit, Mr and Mrs Pence in Doonbeg, where US President Donald Trump owns a luxury golf have resort shown.

His trip is three months after Mr Trump visited Ireland for the First Time as President.

His arrival was met with protests in Dublin and Shannon.

Mr. Pence is also not without controversy. He has previously come Under Fire from gay rights activists for His Christian Protestant faith, belonging to the resistance against gay marriage.

The Vice President's visit was originally due to take place on Friday, but was brought forward after it was announced that he was going to Poland to visit over the weekend

Mr Trump remained in the U.S.

Mr. Pence is due to visit the UK later in the week for a series of engagements and to discuss the Brexit Deadlock .

leo varadkar, michael d higgins, mike pence, republic of ireland

Source of news: bbc.com

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