Vice President Mike Pence Endorses Derrick Van Orden
For Immediate Release
July 28, 2020
HAGER CITY, WI – Vice President Mike Pence announced his endorsement of Republican candidate Derrick Van Orden in Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District to take on Ron Kind in the general election.
The vice president announced his endorsement via Twitter last night. He posted the following about Van Orden:
“Derrick Van Orden is a war hero, retired Navy Seal, American farmer, & the right choice for #WI03! With his immense real-life experience, he will fight for the people of the Badger State! Make sure to get out and vote for Derrick Van Orden for Congress on August 11th!”
Van Orden released the following statement in response to the vice president’s endorsement:
“It is amazing to have the endorsement from Vice President Mike Pence for our campaign in WI-03 to defeat Ron Kind. I am so proud to have his support to run against Ron Kind and serve the people of Wisconsin.
“Vice President Pence is a man of Faith, Service, and Sacrifice who I have admired for many years. He has always put America first, and along with President Trump, he is doing the hard work in Washington to make sure that our children and grandchildren are raised in a free country.
“He knows how dangerous socialism is and that I will continue to fight this evil system as I have a proven record of doing so standing for freedom for over 25 years. We will work tirelessly to ensure that he and the president are reelected. Right now, it is critical that we have people in leadership positions who are Leaders.”