Vice President Pence Addresses Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Reception

On May 17 Vice President Mike Pence, accompanied by Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma, delivered remarks at a White House reception in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The Vice President celebrated the contributions of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders throughout the history of the U.S.

As President Trump said in his proclamation, “There are more than 20 million Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Each day, through their actions, they make America more vibrant, more prosperous, and more secure.”

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