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Mike Pence visits energy facility in La Crosse, stressing support for Wisconsin workers

Posted at 2:27 PM, Sep 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 23:26:49-04

LA CROSSE — Vice President Mike Pence visited a energy facility in La Crosse on Labor Day, emphasizing the White House's support for Wisconsin workers in the final stretch of the 2020 presidential election.

Pence toured the Dairyland Power Cooperative and spoke at an event titled “A Stronger American Workforce."

The VP's visit comes on the same day as Kamala Harris visited Milwaukee and met with the family of Jacob Blake.

"You know I heard the Joe Biden's running mate is in Milwaukee today," Pence said at the energy facility. "But dairy farmers in Wisconsin deserve to know that Sen. Kamala Harris is one of only 10 senators to vote against the USMCA. She said it didn't go far enough on climate change. Here at Dairyland power, you deserve to know. Sen. Harris put their radical environmental agenda ahead of Wisconsin dairy and ahead of Wisconsin power."

“In our first three years, there’s only three ways you can describe those years. It was jobs, jobs, jobs, right here in Wisconsin, and all across America,” Pence said.

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"But under President Donald Trump, we will always put Wisconsin farmers, Wisconsin businesses and Wisconsin families first," Pence said.

The vice president also stressed Trump's message of law and order, following the unrest in Kensosha that erupted after the police shooting of Blake.

"There is no excuse for the rioting and looting that we have seen in Kenosha, and in cities across the country. And this violence against civilians against property and against law enforcement must stop, and it must stop now," Pence said.

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