Pence postpones Brazil trip as foreign policy resources ‘focused on talks with Kim regime’
US Vice President Mike Pence is postponing his plans to travel to Brazil this month in order to ensure foreign policy resources are focused on President Donald Trump’s coming talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, according to Pence’s spokeswoman. Alyssa Farah said on Thursday that the vice president is delaying his trip to Brazil “in order to ensure all diplomatic and national security resources are available as President Trump plans for his historic talks with the Kim regime,” Reuters reports. No exact date or location has been announced for Trump’s meeting with Kim but it is expected to take place in late May or early June. Pence did not want divert any attention from the talks, Farah said.