Day after plane scare, Mike Pence flies to NC for rally

Friday, October 28, 2016
VP candidate Mike Pence visits Smithfield
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Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence is visiting Smithfield the day after his plane scare in NY

SMITHFIELD, NC (WTVD) -- Republican Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence is scheduled to speak at the 2016 Conservative Rally in Smithfield Friday at 5 p.m.

The event comes one day after the plane carrying Pence slid off the runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport. The NTSB is investigating the incident with the plane.

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"So thankful everyone on our plane is safe," Pence tweeted Thursday night. "Grateful for our first responders & the concern & prayers of so many. Back on the trail tomorrow!"

Pence is back on a plane Friday, though, as the campaign trail brings him to North Carolina both Friday and Saturday.

The 2016 Conservative Rally at the Central Marketing Tobacco Warehouse touts itself as a pre-election, get out the vote gathering. Gov. Pat McCrory and Lt. Governor Dan Forest are among those also scheduled to speak. Doors open at 3 p.m.

Pence will also campaign for the Trump-Pence ticket at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex tomorrow at 4 p.m. Gates open at 2 p.m.

For more info:

2016 Conservative Rally


Central Marketing Tobacco Warehouse

1416 Wal Pat Road

Smithfield, NC 27577

Doors open at 3 p.m.
Mike Pence at 5 p.m.

Also speaking: Governor Pat McCrory; Lt. Governor Dan Forest; Senator Richard Burr; Senator Thom Tillis; Representative George Holding, Representative David Rouzer


Campaign Rally

Saturday, Oct. 29

Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex

100 Recreation Lane

Jacksonville, NC 28546

Gates open at 2 p.m.
Mike Pence at 4 p.m.


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