Defense Sec Mattis did one to Asia…..
Sec of State Tillerson is already doing damage control in Europe for the G-20 Meeting …(he’s actually being housed in a sanitarium because of late scheduling)
Now the Vice President is being shuffled out of Washington to Europe to clean up after his boss sent tremors thru NATO and Europe with his ‘off the cuff’ early leaning towards Russian President Putin and the ‘America First’, Evereybody else second Steve Bannon rhetoric ….
Pence’s trip comes as other top administration officials make similar overtures abroad. Mattie made a trip to the Pacific soon after being confirmed as the Pentagon chief, huddling with allies in South Korea and Japan to ensure them the U.S. remains steadfast in its commitment to the region. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled to Europe this week and huddled with the Russian foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov.
The recent firing of national security adviser Michael Flynn still hangs over Pence, whom Flynn misled about conversations he had with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the transition. But the White House is quick to say Trump’s dismissal of Flynn sends the signal that the president and vice president are on the same page….