|Net Worth:||$2 million|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Date of birth:||June 7 1959|
|Source of wealth:||Politician|
Mike Pence is an American politician, known widely for his conservative views. His views are quite like Donald Trump’s owing to which he currently the vice-president of the United States of America.
As of 2019, Mike Pence’s net worth is $2 million.
Mike Pence was born in Indiana, into a Catholic Democrat family. He grew up in Columbus, completing his high school education from there. He went on to attend the Indiana University School of Law, where he got his law degree.
Growing up, Pence was a Catholic and followed the Democrats especially motivated by leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr.
However, as he grew up, he gave up Catholicism and started shifting towards more conservative beliefs, attributing this shift particularly to Ronald Raegan.
Though he graduated as a lawyer, he didn’t spend too much of his career practicing law but chose to focus more on his political career, running for a seat in Congress several times and eventually managed to be successful as in 2019, Mike Pence’s net worth is $2 million.
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Entering the world of politics
As of 2019, Mike Pence’s net worth is $2 million, and the sole contributor is his political career.
Pence ran for a seat in Congress several times and was awarded a seat eventually. He worked whole-heartedly as a politician and slowly yet surely, was able to gain recognition.
In 2013, he ran for the position of Governor of Indiana and managed to secure it, replacing Mitch Daniels who was also a Republican.
As the governor, Pence had to face certain financial troubles and faced criticism initially. However, he worked to reduce taxes in the state, something in which he was successful.
As governor, he also brought educational reform in the state and wanted to cut down on the influence of the federal government in this sector. Mike Pence’s educational reforms elicited mixed reactions.
Furthermore, he is a strong advocate of thermal energy and aimed to prevent any changes coming in the coal industry of the state.
He is also against gun control and authorized the presence of weapons on school property.
As governor, he also aimed to bring certain changes in the abortion laws of the state which would put intensive restrictions on the ability to abort and provide abortion services. Eventually, the bill was called unconstitutional and wasn’t put into action.
Mike Pence also indirectly opposed the fight for LGBT rights.
Mike Pence as Vice-President
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump chose Mike Pence as his running mate, something which Pence accepted whole-heartedly.
Throughout the campaign, he supported Trump’s campaign, regardless of how outrageous they were and even stood by him when harassment claims regarding the current president surfaced.
As Vice-President, he has been embroiled in numerous controversies such as when he walked out of a NFL game in protest of players kneeling during the national anthem and his behavior at the Winter Olympics towards the North Koreans, which he attended with his wife Karen Pence.
Additionally, his views regarding climate change, the coal industry, abortion, gun control and LGBT rights remain the same.