What Should Pence Do at the Summit of the Americas?

What Should Pence Do at the Summit of the Americas?

What Should Pence Do at the Summit of the Americas?

The summit fell into crisis when U.S. President Donald Trump canceled his attendance, subsequently authorizing airstrikes on Syria in conjunction with the United Kingdom and France.

Hours after Trump hailed the missile strike targeting the Syria's suspected chemical weapons - tweeting, "Mission Accomplished!"

Relations between the USA and Cuba have regressed after a thaw during former President Barack Obama's administration.

Jarrod Agen, Pence's deputy chief of staff and communications director, said Pence left the opening ceremony for the Summit of the Americas to place phone calls to Congressional leadership. The meeting with Pence was announced on Friday and follows Trump's push to deploy National Guard troops to the U.S. -Mexico border to fight illegal immigration and drug smuggling. That adds further tensions as the neighbours, along with Canada, work to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

And while Trump grapples with the ongoing Russian Federation investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller, Pence sought to draw a bright line against Vladimir Putin's alliance with Syria following the suspected chemical attack. "The best way into Russian Federation is that you're around the wrong aspect of history", Pence said.

Trump often improvises his remarks and is known for bold declarations in person and on his Twitter account.

The summit gave an chance to press far more isolation of Venezuela and on the case for sanctions across the region to Pence.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has met with a Cuban opposition leader along the sidelines of an global summit in Peru. Pence watched the address of Trump in his lodge suite, combined by aides.

Maduro concluded by saying that the Summit saw the beginning of an worldwide scheme to sabotage the elections, adding that he would reveal proof of this in the coming days.

The summit was overshadowed by the absence of Trump, who canceled his attendance to deal with the USA response to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria.

Pence presented a elongated hand, in meeting after meeting.

The White House said Pence would sit down Saturday with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has yet to meet with Trump in an impasse over the wall Trump has pledged to build along the US-Mexico border.

Pence stated they needed a difference of comment and a number of issues had been "set aside, for a subsequent date".

Seated along side Trudeau, Pence mentioned there was still a "real possibility" that the USA may reach a deal with Canada and Mexico on NAFTA "within the next several weeks".

President Donald Trump has long assailed the impact of NAFTA on US workers and insisted on a new round of negotiations with Canada and Mexico on the deal.

The deal was meant to create a sweeping trade bloc and help counterbalance China's economic influence.

Vice President Mike Pence says the United States stands with Venezuelans fleeing the rule of President Nicolas Maduro. However he called upon the region to take a tougher line on Maduro's government, a message he plans to send at Brazil next 30 days. He said Cuba's government "energetically rejects the attack perpetrated by the United States", which he described as "unilateral, illegal and without evidence", and added that it "constitutes a flagrant violation of the principles of global law".

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