Tonight: Mike Pence joins Donald Trump in Arizona, heads to South Florida

Vice President Mike Pence attends a morning service at the Church By the Glades in Coral Springs in March. (Michael Ares / The Palm Beach Post)

Vice President Mike Pence is returning to South Florida.

The White House announced late Monday night that Pence will travel to Arizona today to join President Donald Trump at a rally in Phoenix. Afterward, Pence will fly on Air Force Two to Miami, arriving at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.

On Wednesday, Pence will visit Doral, which has a large community of Venezuelan exiles and immigrants, to discuss unrest in Venezuela under left-wing President Nicolas Maduro.

Joining Pence will be Gov. Rick Scott, Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart, R-Miami. They will participate in a “listening session” with Venezuelan migrants and community leaders at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Pence will then deliver a speech.

Trump recently said he’s not ruling out a “military option” for Venezuela, where the Maduro regime has drawn international criticism for his crackdown on dissidents.

Pence recently visited several Latin American nations.

 

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