Vice President Pence rallies supporters in Fort Wayne

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Vice President Mike Pence has departed Fort Wayne after a campaign stop at Fort Wayne International Airport Thursday.

The rally was being billed as, “Make America Great Again! Event with Vice President Mike Pence.”

Doors opened at 2:30 p.m. and Vice President Pence began speaking at 4:40 p.m. He was preceded by Republican 3rd District Congressman Jim Banks, special guest Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb.

Pence began by thanking Congressman Scalise for attending the rally. Scalise was injured in a shooting during a congressional baseball team practice in 2017.

He then addressed President Trump’s efforts to rebuild the military before speaking about Joe Biden’s record the Obama presidency and what the former vice president wants to do should he win the presidency.

WANE 15’s Chris Darby was given an exclusive one on one interview with Pence. Watch his responses in the videos in this story.

Pence’s stop in Fort Wayne came after a couple of stops in Michigan and once he is finished in Fort Wayne, Pence will travel to Indianapolis to participate in early voting and cast his ballot on Friday.

This is the first time in four years the vice president has made his appearance in Fort Wayne. His last visit was as the vice presidential candidate in 2016 just weeks before the election.

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