Pence to visit Texas for ‘Freedom’ event at megachurch – Monitor

DALLAS (AP) Vice President Mike Pence will visit Texas later this month for a Celebrate Freedom event at a Dallas megachurch, officials said Wednesday.

Pences office said the vice president will travel to Dallas on June 28 and will visit First Baptist Church. He will also speak at the churchs event, which is described as an annual celebration of Americas freedom and spiritual foundation.

Robert Jeffress, the pastor of the 14,000-member, Southern Baptist church, is one of President Donald Trumps leading allies among conservative evangelical Christians.

This weekend, Pence is scheduled to attend Trumps first campaign rally since the coronavirus campaign began in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He also spent time in Iowa this week, visiting a diner and speaking at a Winnebago facility.

Diana Eva Maldonado is the Digital Editor for the Brownsville Herald, Valley Morning Star and Coastal Current. She can be reached at dmaldonado@valleystar.com or (956) 421-9872 or (956) 982-6618.

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