Vice President Mike Pence will pay a visit to two Navy bases in San Diego Thursday, witness the unloading of seized medicine off a Coast Guard cutter, and attend a fundraising dinner for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign.
For the duration of his halt in San Diego, Pence will stop by U.S. Naval Amphibious Foundation Coronado and Naval Air Station North Island. At the North Island, Pence will go to the offloading of what the Coast Guard suggests are extra than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 kilos of marijuana truly worth a put together estimated $569 million from the cutter Munro, which is commonly homeported in Alameda. The medications have been seized in worldwide waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
The vice president will be accompanied by James W. Carroll, director of the Business of National Drug Command Policy Uttam Dhillon, acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration and Vice Adm. Linda Fagan, commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area.
Even though Pence has not frequented San Diego County in an formal capability given that getting business office in January 2017, he traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border in Calexico, found about 100 miles east of San Diego in Imperial County, in April 2018 to go over immigration plan and watch renovated areas of border fencing.
“We are thrilled to have @VP @Mike_Pence go to San Diego,” Republican Occasion of San Diego County Chairman Tony Krvaric wrote in a Twitter submit. “All reasonable-inded San Diegans will accept that the Trump-Pence administration’s policies have ushered in unprecedented financial advancement and support for our army provider associates.”
Pence arrived in San Diego Wednesday night time after traveling to Naval Air Station Lemoore and Vandenberg Air Pressure Base in Lompoc. The quit is portion of a a few-working day swing through California and Texas to pay a visit to constituents and navy bases.
On Friday, Pence will go to the Donna immigrant detention facility in McAllen, Texas, with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
— Town News Assistance
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