Pence walks in Georgia St. Patrick's Day parade

Pence walks in Georgia St. Patrick's Day parade
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Vice President Pence and second lady Karen PenceKaren Sue PenceClarence Thomas, Joe Manchin, Rudy Giuliani among guests at second state visit under Trump The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump pushes back over whistleblower controversy The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump issues Taliban warning at Sept. 11 memorial MORE walked in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Savannah, Ga., on Saturday.

Photos posted on the vice president's Twitter account showed the Pences, along with Pence's mother, waving atop a city hall balcony and meeting parade-goers on the sidelines of the march.

"HUGE crowd today in Georgia! Karen & I were honored to walk with my mom Nancy in the Savannah #StPatricksDay Parade. Thanks Mayor DeLoach for hosting us & grateful to all who turned out. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!" Pence wrote on Twitter.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump's top adviser on Asia to serve as deputy national security adviser United Auto Workers strike against GM poised to head into eighth day Trump doubles down on call to investigate Biden after whistleblower complaint: 'That's the real story' MORE also wished his Twitter followers a happy St. Patrick's Day, tweeting a photo Saturday of the fountain on the north White House lawn dyed green.

Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan issued a statement Saturday afternoon recognizing Ireland’s "remarkable contributions to the United States" and the strong relationship between the two countries.


"Throughout American history, men and women of Irish descent have had a deep and lasting impact on our country. Since our founding, these men and women have helped shape and strengthen America, including as signers of the Declaration of Independence, presidents, military leaders, authors, business titans, and much more," Sullivan wrote. "Irish fortitude, leadership, creativity, and entrepreneurship are woven into the very fabric of the United States."

Sullivan is serving as acting Secretary of State while the State Department awaits the Senate confirmation of CIA Director Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoPompeo: Countries should reject China's demands to repatriate Uighurs Trump says he will consider releasing transcript of Ukraine call White House officials, Giuliani come to Trump's defense on Ukraine allegations MORE to replace Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonTillerson: Netanyahu 'played' Trump with misinformation Pompeo sees status grow with Bolton exit Trump blasts 'Mr. Tough Guy' Bolton: 'He made some very big mistakes' MORE, who was fired this week.