GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Chatting with a tightly-packed group at a neighborhood manufacturing firm, Vice President Mike Pence made a remaining push to enchantment to voters Wednesday, two days earlier than the president himself is scheduled to be in West Michigan.
“I’m right here for one cause and one cause solely,” stated Pence, after bounding out on stage to music and applause, “and that’s Michigan and America want 4 extra years of President Donald Trump within the White Home.”
Talking at Lacks Enterprises, a producing firm primarily based in Grand Rapids, the Vice President touted the administration’s success with the economic system, even because it bleeds from months of disruption throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
“You understand I’m from simply down south within the Hoosier state I all the time prefer to say out on this a part of the nation, we do two issues significantly properly. We make issues and we develop issues, proper?” stated Pence.
However as Pence highlighted job development over the president’s first time period to the group, he barely touched on the latest results of the worldwide pandemic that noticed virtually 18 million People out of labor on the peak of pandemic-related job loss.
In line with Federal Reserve data, Michigan manufacturing was nonetheless down some 66,500 manufacturing jobs in July of 2020 in comparison with July of 2019. The state’s manufacturing jobs have been additionally decrease in February of 2020, earlier than the pandemic hit, than in February of 2019.
As senators questioned Decide Amy Coney Barrett on Capitol Hill for her third day of affirmation hearings, the vice chairman addressed the hearings as they have been occurring.
“[The president] nominated a superb, principled conservative lady to the Supreme Courtroom of the USA in Decide Amy Coney Barrett,” he stated. “Decide Amy Coney Barrett goes to be Justice Amy Coney Barrett. We’re going to fill that seat on the Supreme Courtroom of the USA.”
Pence additionally addressed failures from each Joe Biden and running-mate Kamala Harris to say whether or not they would pack the courtroom with extra justices if the election went to Democrats.
The VP additionally hung out throughout his roughly hour-long tackle campaigning for GOP congressional candidates Peter Meijer, John James and long-time consultant Invoice Huizenga.