Feb 4, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Mike Pence joins the Heritage Foundation

Mike Pence and Karen Pence

Former Vice President Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, after President Biden's inauguration. Photo: Melina Mara via Pool/Getty Images

Former Vice President Mike Pence will join the Heritage Foundation as a fellow, the conservative think tank announced on Thursday.

The big picture: Pence follows three of former President Trump's top immigration policy defenders to the conservative think tank. Pence will deliver speeches and write a monthly column for the foundation.

What he's saying: “The Heritage Foundation helped shape my conservative philosophy for decades and played a pivotal role advancing conservative policies throughout the Trump Administration," Pence said in a statement.

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