Posts tagged Vice President
Making Friends in Politics and Diplomacy

My former boss, the Vice President of the United States taught me an important lesson when I first ran for the legislature in 2014. I worked for him for the first 5 years of the Bush administration, and we kept in touch over the years. When I decided to run, I called the Vice President and asked for his support. He offered an endorsement, but then warned me “don’t make it hard for me to be your friend.” This advice has stuck with me to this day.

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Pence in Asia: A Strategically Significant Week for the US, Taiwan, and China

Readers in Taiwan are understandably consumed with constant coverage of the important May 24 elections. It would be a mistake, however, to miss the significant, even historic, developments that unfolded over the course of US Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Asia.

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