Pence Abruptly Cancels New Hampshire Trip, Returns to White House

Pence Abruptly Cancels New Hampshire Trip, Returns to White House

No reason for the last-minute cancelation was given.

"We do have a situation where the vice president was called back to Washington", Randy Gentry, a representative of Pence's office, told the crowd.

Pence was previously slated to travel to Manchester, N.H., to meet with former patients and alumni of the Granite Recovery Center at its headquarters, and deliver remarks on America's opioid epidemic. Add Mike Pence as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Mike Pence news, video, and analysis from ABC News.


Spokespeople for the VP and the White House said that there had been "no emergency callback" and that there was "no cause for concern." . "It's no cause for alarm", spokeswoman Alyssa Farah wrote on Twitter. "He looks forward to rescheduling the trip to New Hampshire very soon", Farah tweeted.

If there was a genuine emergency involving the Russian submarine accident, nobody seems to have told President Trump. "We'll reschedule NH shortly".

Another senior administration official said it was not related to any kind of health issue impacting Pence or President Donald Trump.


"I am told that [VP] Pence's New Hampshire opiod event was cancelled because something came up and he had to be back at the White House". It was about to land and they had to call them back to Washington.

The VP was supposed to attend an event in New Hampshire regarding the opioid crises, but that has been cancelled.

Update 1:41 p.m.


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