Pence: Nice Terror Attack ‘Horrific Reminder Of The Threat Facing Western Civilization’

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Indiana governor and rumored Trump running mate Mike Pence released a statement on Thursday’s terror attack in Nice, France, calling it a “horrific reminder of the threat facing Western civilization.”

Thursday’s attack, in which the terrorist drove a truck through crowds of revelers celebrating Bastille Day, left at least 77 people dead and more than 100 wounded. Donald Trump has already announced that he is postponing the announcement of his running mate, which was scheduled to take place Friday morning.

“Our hearts go out to the fallen and their families in today’s terrorist attack in France. This attack is a horrific reminder of the threat facing Western civilization. This must end.”

“As we mourn with the people of France, we must resolve to bring to justice all those responsible and defeat this enemy of civilization at its source.”

On Twitter, Pence added a caption to his statement: “This. Must. End.”

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