Pence Press Sec Blows Up Kamala Harris Claim That VP’s ‘No Women Alone’ Policy Hurts Women

Virginia Kruta Associate Editor
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Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary had some choice words for Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris regarding Pence’s “no women alone” policy.

Harris told NBC’s Andrea Mitchell that Pence’s well-known “no one-on-one meetings with women” rule would be detrimental for women, suggesting that by denying women the chance to meet with him one-on-one was the same as denying women the chance to meet with him at all. (RELATED: No Facts? No Problem: Feminists Attack VP Mike Pence And United Airlines For Sexism)


Farah quickly fired back at Harris, saying, “Hi, @SenKamalaHarris: I’m a female Senior Advisor to Mike Pence [and] am wondering why you are repeating this false claim? He’s elevated women to positions of leadership throughout his career [and] relies on their advice [and] counsel. Get your facts straight.”

Pence has received a fair amount of criticism, primarily from Democrats, since a 2002 interview with The Hill resurfaced in which the former Indiana governor said he “never eats alone with a woman other than his wife and that he won’t attend events featuring alcohol without her by his side, either.”

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