Vice President Mike Pence just announced his exit and the nation is shocked. Millions of Americans are wanting to know what he will do next. This is a stunning development.
“Tomorrow, I’ll be visiting the @Walmart Distribution Center with @SecretarySonny,” tweeted Pence on March 31 before leaving Washingon the next day. He went on to praise Walmart for its response to the COVID-19 crisis.
“From hiring thousands of new employees to working around the clock to keep the grocery & pharmaceutical aisles stocked, we’re grateful to @Walmart for helping meet the needs of the American people,” Pence continued.
On April 1, Pence visited the Walmart Distribution Center in Virginia with Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. According to a local report, Pence “was joined by the company’s CEO and President.”
After speaking with employees and highlighting Walmart’s important place in the U.S. economy — not to mention the company’s work to fight the COVID-19 — Pence headed back to Washington that afternoon.
As the coronavirus has left destruction wherever it’s spread around the world, the U.S. is fortunate to have a strong private sector, especially for food and other basic goods. Walmart is a major player in this success.
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