Mike Pence during his closing speech Wednesday at the Republican convention. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst

The Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence, a devout evangelical, closed this Wednesday on the third night of the Republican convention and defended the re-election of Donald Trump, appealing to a key segment in the elections, the religious right-wing voter.

The US vice president began his speech by attacking the Democratic candidate. Democrats have spent the last four days attacking the US. Joe Biden said that we are living in a dark age in America. But as President Trump said, where Biden sees American darkness, we see America’s greatness. “.

The US Vice President stressed his support for Trump. “The US needs four more years of Trump in the White House”Pence said.

“With gratitude for the trust President Trump placed in me, the support of the Republican Party, and the grace of God, I humbly accept the nomination to serve as Vice President of the United States,” added Pence.

Pence appealed to ‘law and order’ to end protests against police violence which is currently happening in Wisconsin and elsewhere in the US.

“The violence must stop, whether it’s in Minneapolis, Portland or Kenosha. We will enforce ‘law and order’ on every street in this country for every American of any race, creed or religion, “he added.

Pence junto a Donald Trump. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Pence junto a Donald Trump. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Pence assured that his government is on track to achieve the first safe vaccine on the planet against the coronavirus by the end of 2020. “America is a nation of miracles,” he said.

Pence, warned that Americans “will not be safe in Joe Biden’s America,” which he described as a “Trojan horse of the radical left.”

“The harsh truth is that they will not be safe in Joe Biden’s America,” Pence said. The vice president described Biden as a “Trojan horse of the radical left.”

Pence, who will remain in office if Republicans retain the White House in the November 3 election, spoke from Fort McHenry in Baltimore, a landmark in American history, as the source of inspiration for the National anthem.

Pence already appeared on the first day of the event in Charlotte, North Carolina, encouraging delegates to confirm Trump as a candidate by referring to asking for “four more years.”

The 61-year-old vice president is the highest-ranking official to appear at the convention, after Trump, who has played a leading role on every night of the event.

The vice president with his wife Karen Pence.  REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst
The vice president with his wife Karen Pence. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst

It is also one of his most loyal paintings, always in a discreet background, and calls for an ideological vote based on conservative religious beliefs and motivated by issues such as opposition to abortion.

Kellyanne Conway, the faithful adviser to President Donald Trump, also participated this Wednesday to give a final push to the reelection of the president before leaving office at the end of the month for family reasons.

Conway, who took over as head of Trump’s campaign shortly before the 2016 election, helping him with the female vote, once again addressed women, the electorate that the president is losing in polls.

For decades, (Trump) has elevated women to positions of responsibility in business and government.or. She trusts us and consults us, respects our opinions and insists that we are on an equal footing with men, ”Conway said.

“President Trump,” he added, “helped me break a barrier in the world of politics by empowering me to manage his campaign until its success.”

Kellyanne Conway during her speech this Wednesday at the Republican convention.  REUTERS / Tom Brenner
Kellyanne Conway during her speech this Wednesday at the Republican convention. REUTERS / Tom Brenner

Conway announced on Sunday his intention to leave his post at the White House at the end of the month to focus on his family..

Iowa Senator Joni Ernst and South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem also spoke tonight.

The Republican event, which will conclude tomorrow with the long-awaited speech from the White House of Donald Trump, who aspires to re-election, takes place in the middle of a new wave of protests by police brutality by the shooting in the back of an agent to Jacob Blake, in Kenosha (Wisconsin), who is admitted in critical condition.

Trump has described himself as the president of “law and order” and for this he has invited Michael “Mick” McHale, president of the National Association of Police Organizations, who will show his appreciation for the support expressed by the president.

Another expected speaker is Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, who fled the Asian giant in 2012.

Trump has positioned Beijing as his main international adversary and has raised tension in recent months with China with economic and diplomatic sanctions.

With information from EFE

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