Chicago Sun-Times (Sunday)

Former VP Pence heckled in Florida

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Some attendees at a conference in Florida for conservati­ve activists heckled former Vice President Mike Pence on Friday during a speech.

A few attendees shouted “Traitor!” as Pence spoke at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority Policy Conference at a resort in Orlando. Pence ignored the shouts and plowed through his address.

At least one of the hecklers was removed by security, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

Many supporters of former President Donald Trump have been angry with Pence after the former vice president said he did not have the power to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory. During the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol, angry protesters chanted, “Hang Mike Pence!”

 ?? STEPHEN M. DOWELL /ORLANDO SENTINEL VIA AP ?? Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Road to Majority convention at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida, on Friday.
STEPHEN M. DOWELL /ORLANDO SENTINEL VIA AP Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Road to Majority convention at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida, on Friday.

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