Saturday, June 24, 2017

Pence Holds Unannounced Meeting with Charles Koch

Vice President Pence held an unannounced meeting with Charles Koch on Friday, the day before the Koch brothers network kicks off a donor meeting in Colorado Springs, reports  The Hill/

The meeting was not on the vice president's schedule released by the White House late Thursday.

According to The Hill, Marc Short, the White House's director of legislative affairs who once served as Pence's chief of staff on Capitol Hill, and Marty Obst, a longtime Pence adviser who runs the vice president's political action committee, both sat in on the meeting.

On the Koch brothers' side of the room: Mark Holden, Koch Industries' general counsel; Tim Phillips, president of the Koch brothers-backed group Americans for Prosperity; Brian Hooks, president of the Charles Koch Foundation and the Charles Koch Institute; and James Davis, a spokesman for the Koch brothers' network.


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