Vice President Mike Pence visits Portsmouth Coast Guard base

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Vice President Mike Pence visited Portsmouth Wednesday for a border security briefing at a local U.S. Coast Guard base.

The visit and briefing involved the Department of Homeland Security Joint Task Force-Wast, Joint Task Force-West and Joint Task Force-investigations.

It focused on DHS Joint Task Force's efforts to address border security threats, vulnerabilities and risks related to transnational criminal organizations.

Vice President Pence toured the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter BEAR and delivered formal remarks to the crew and Joint Task Force members before returning to D.C.

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