Mike Pence to Lead U.S. Olympics Delegation, Drawing LGBTQ Protests

HeadlineFeb 08, 2018

Vice President Pence is set to lead the U.S. delegation during Friday’s opening ceremony in the Pyeongchang Olympics. The move has been condemned by LGBTQ activists, including openly gay U.S. men’s figure skater Adam Rippon, who said, “To stand by some of the things that Donald Trump has said and for Mike Pence to say he’s a devout Christian man is completely contradictory. If he’s okay with what’s being said about people and Americans and foreigners and about different countries that are being called ‘s—holes,’ I think he should really go to church.”

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