Vice President Mike Pence visits Macomb County
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. Thursday was a busy day for Vice President Mike Pence, who visited Michigan to speak at an auto supply plant in Sterling Heights. ORIGINAL STORY: Vice President Pence speaks at Casadei Steel in Sterling HeightsPrior to his speech, Pence had lunch with Republican party senate candidate John James and did a meet-and-greet with a crowd happy to see him. Rod, the people of Michigan said yes to President Donald Trump in 2016, Pence said. Pence also knows recent poll numbers show former Vice President Joe Biden has a comfortable lead across the state, so visits like this are meant to motivate the base. One of the things Pence believes will also help the president is recent economic improvements as the COVID-19 crisis slows.