MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Fri, 18 Sep 2020 23:14:11 +0000 Pence tells 'family story' to naturalized citizens http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/900f530fba804f2d9ccea71ee84a46e4 Vice President Mike Pence welcomed 16 new American citizens at a naturalization ceremony Thursday as he recounted a story about his grandfather arriving to America from Ireland in 1923. (July 2) 900f530fba804f2d9ccea71ee84a46e4 Thu, 02 Jul 2020 18:18:56 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLYSHOTLIST:US NETWORK POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLYWashington, DC - 2 July 20201. Wide of naturalized Americans taking oath of citizenship UPSOUND:"You are all citizens of the United States of America."+++WHITE FLASH+++ 2. SOUNDBITE (English) Mike Pence, U.S. Vice President:"Apart from our Native American brothers and sisters, the reality is that all of us came here from somewhere else. Truth is my own story just two short generations ago involved immigration."+++WHITE FLASH+++ 3. SOUNDBITE (English) Mike Pence, U.S. Vice President:"I'll never forget the day that I was inaugurated as the forty eighth vice president of the United States, I was sitting up on the platform and people have asked me since what I thought about at that time. My wife at my side, our three children.  And I honestly couldn't stop thinking about my grandfather. You see, he came to this country, stepped off onto Ellis Island on April 11th, 1923. He took the train to New York City. He moved to Chicago, Illinois. He drove a bus for 40 years. He raised a precocious redhead who would become my mother, married a salesman and moved to a small town in southern Indiana. They built everything that matters, a family, a business and a good name."+++WHITE FLASH+++  4. SOUNDBITE (English) Mike Pence, U.S. Vice President:"And I want to say to each and every one of you, wherever you have come from, you are now Americans. And America will make good on our promise to each and every one of you. Boundless opportunity for all. So go out and grab that dream."STORYLINE: Vice President Mike Pence welcomed 16 newly naturalized American citizens at a naturalization ceremony at the White House Thursday, and he recounted his own family story about his grandfather arriving to America from Ireland in 1923."He moved to Chicago, Illinois. He drove a bus for 40 years. He raised a precocious redhead who would become my mother, married a salesman and moved to a small town in southern Indiana," Pence said. "They built everything that matters; a family, a business and a good name," he said.Pence said the new Americans at Thursday's ceremony came from 12 different countries and "from just about every walk of life.""A security officer, a cashier, a pilot, a journalist, a contractor, a graphic designer, just to name a few. And now you've brought those talents to the United States of America," he said."Wherever you have come from, you are now Americans," Pence said."And America will make good on our promise to each and every one of you." ===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Vice President Mike Pence welcomed 16 new American citizens at a naturalization ceremony Thursday as he recounted a story about his grandfather arriving to America from Ireland in 1923. (July 2) Pence tells 'family story' to naturalized citizens