NEW YORK A campaign plane carrying U.S. Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence skidded off the runway after landing at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport on Thursday.There were no injuries, the campaign said.Live television footage showed Pence standing in the rain near the plane among emergency vehicles, talking to police and other officials.Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called Pence to check on him after the incident, the campaign said.”Mr. Trump did reach out to Gov. Pence. He’s glad that everyone on board is safe,” Trump spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said in an emailed statement.Trump called him from his motorcade while en route to a rally in Geneva, Ohio.MSNBC said the plane, with about 30 people onboard, was coming from Fort Dodge, Iowa, where Pence had participated in a campaign event.
RALEIGH Gov. Roy Cooper announced his administration’s first two-year budget proposal Wednesday, presenting suggested spending priorities to the N.C. General Assembly as lawmakers commence biennial budget negotiations.”This is a fiscally sound budget,” said Cooper […]
WILMINGTON, N.C./LES CAYES, Haiti/GUANTANAMO, Cuba – Students at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington are packing up to evacuate the campus by noon Thursday ahead of Hurricane Matthew. The university sent students and parents […]
WASHINGTON D.C. – Dr. Jerome Adams was sworn in as the nation’s 20th Surgeon General on Tuesday morning. An anesthesiologist from Vice-President Mike Pence’s home state of Indiana, Adams takes over from Dr. Vivek Murthy, […]