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UPDATE: Vice President Mike Pence cancels Marinette visit last minute, Pleasant Prairie still on

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Pence to visit Fincantieri Marinette Marine Shipyard and travel to Pleasant Prairie

WEDNESDAY 10/23/19 9:02 a.m.

(WFRV) – Local 5 has learned Vice President Mike Pence will be joining the President at 10 a.m. central as President Trump plans to make remarks from the Diplomatic Reception Room in Washington, D.C.

The change prevents Vice President Pence from speaking in Marinette as planned.

According to the Vice President’s press schedule, he still plans to visit Pleasant Prairie Wednesday afternoon to speak about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

Below is the updated schedule sent to Local 5 from the White House
Updated Pence schedule: Office of the Vice President
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2019
UPDATED DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2019 
UPDATE: The Vice President will join the President for his remarks at 11:00AM EDT and will depart JBA at 1:00PM EDT.

EDT

11:00 AM       THE VICE PRESIDENT joins THE PRESIDENT his remarks

Diplomatic Reception Room

POTUS In-House Pool

1:00 PM      THE VICE PRESIDENT departs Washington, D.C. en route to Waukegan, IL on Air Force Two

Joint Base Andrews

Closed Press

CDT

1:50 PM     THE VICE PRESIDENT arrives in Waukegan, IL on Air Force Two

Waukegan National Airport

Pre-Credentialed Press

3:00 PM       THE VICE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Uline Headquarters

Pre-Credentialed Press

4:50 PM       THE VICE PRESIDENT departs Waukegan, IL en route to Washington, D.C. on Air Force Two

Waukegan National Airport

Closed Press

EDT

7:20 PM THE VICE PRESIDENT arrives in Washington, D.C. on Air Force Two

Joint Base Andrews

Closed Press
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WEDNESDAY 10/23/19 8:19 a.m.

Fincantieri Marinette Marine has informed Local 5 that Vice President Pence has canceled his visit to Marinette scheduled for this morning.

Local 5 has a crew at the shipyard and will continue to update this story as it develops.

Vice President Mike Pence scheduled to visit Marinette, tour Marine Shipyard

WEDNESDAY 10/23/19 6:47 a.m.

MARINETTE, Wis. (WFRV) – The Vice President will be making a stop at Fincantieri Marinette Marine Shipyard where he’s expected to tour the shipyard and meet with employees.

Pence will likely tour one of Lockheed Martin’s Freedom-Class Littoral combat ships which are built in Marinette for the Navy. He will then speak with several hundred shipbuilders about the importance of skilled labor and the manufacturing industry.

Vice President Pence was originally scheduled to visit Wisconsin Thursday of last week, however, the Vice President had to cancel after a recent trip to Turkey where he was sent to broker a Turkey ceasefire.

Following the Vice President’s Marinette visit, he will travel to Pleasant Prairie to visit Uline headquarters. According to the White House, it’s at Uline where Pence will deliver remarks on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

Pence is scheduled to arrive at the Marinette Marine Shipyard at 10:30 this morning. You can follow the story as it unfolds on the Local 5 Facebook page.

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