Karen Pence to lead Special Olympics delegation with Mariano Rivera
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Karen PenceKaren Sue PenceThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Acosta resigns amid controversy over Epstein plea deal The Hill's 12:30 Report: Pelosi looks to squash fight with progressives The Hill's 12:30 Report: Pelosi looks to tamp down Dem infighting MORE will lead the presidential delegation to the United Arab Emirates for next week’s Special Olympics opening ceremony, alongside baseball star Mariano Rivera.

In addition to the former New York Yankees pitcher and the vice president’s wife, Small Business Administrator Linda McMahonLinda Marie McMahonTrump campaign describes Corey Stewart super PAC as 'unconscionable' Pro-Trump group plans to spend 0M in six battleground states XFL signs TV deals with ESPN, Fox, ABC for 2020 launch MORE, Surgeon General Jerome Adams, and Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of the United States Embassy in the United Arab Emirates Steven Bondy will join the delegation, the White House announced Friday.

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The 2019 Special Olympics begins Thursday in Abu Dhabi.

Pence also led the presidential delegation to the last Special Olympics, in 2017.

More than 190 countries, represented by 7,500 athletes and 2,500 coaches, are expected to compete at this year’s Special Olympic games.