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Pence to lead U.S. Olympic delegation

Vice President Mike Pence
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Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence will be in South Korea next month to lead the U.S. delegation for the 2018 Olympic games, according to administration sources.

The big picture: Pence will be the top administration official in attendance, and wants to show support for U.S. athletes as well as our troops in the region. He'll also visit Japan and Alaska, which face an ongoing threat from North Korean missile tests.