As the vice president was in town on Thursday, News 18 was along for the ride taking photos and video from the moment Air Force 2 landed at the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport to when the VP gave a speech at J&D Manufacturing.
Mike Pence will be arriving at the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport around 11:55 a.m. News 18 will carry his arrival live here. We will also carry his remarks live here when he speaks at J&D Manufacturing 1:05 p.m.
We now have more details about the vice president’s visit to Eau Claire on Thursday.
The visit announced Tuesday by the White House comes after President Donald Trump held a rally in Green Bay last month.
Vice President Mike Pence is planning to visit northwest Wisconsin this weekend to attend a campaign rally with Gov. Scott Walker.
Wednesday, Governor Scott Walker called in an old friend to continue to sway voters with Vice President Mike Pence holding a fundraiser for Walker in Eau Claire.
Before Vice President Mike Pence touched down, protesters gathered outside Precision Pipeline holding signs and making their opinions heard.
With the election being four weeks away, the question that comes to mind for a lot of Wisconsinites is, will Vice President Mike Pence’s visit make a difference in the polls?
Pence, who is traveling with Governor Scott Walker, Rep. Sean Duffy and U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir, landed at the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport about 10 minutes ahead of schedule.
News 18 is still working to learn if there will be a private fundraising dinner later in the day as previously reported by the Associated Press.