Mike Pence told CBS host Norah O’Donnell Wednesday morning that there “wasn’t a dry eye in the house,” when Congress gave Carryn Owens a standing ovation during President Trump’s Tuesday address.
O’Donnell first noted that Pence’s wife sat next to Owens, whose husband Special Chief William “Ryan” Owens was killed during a counter-terrorism raid in Yemen.
“She did,” VPOTUS responded. “And I have to tell you there wasn’t a dry eye in the house, seeing her looking up, expressing words of love for her husband.”
“Afterwards, the president and I spent a little bit more time with her and reminded her that the Congress represents the entire country.”
“The tribute that her husband and her family received was really how all the American people feel about him and feel about all those who serve.”
You can watch the entire interview below.