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Pelosi Closes Pence's House Office Space

He was first VP to get bonus office in 25 years, Democrats say
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 13, 2019 3:14 AM CDT
Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a fundraiser for Gov. Matt Bevin's reelection campaign in the Kentucky Aviation Museum in Lexington, Ky., Friday, March 8, 2019.   (Marcus Dorsey/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
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(Newser) – The Democrats are now in control of the House—and Mike Pence has lost the bonus office space he was awarded by the Republicans in 2017. A House Democratic aide confirms to NPR that the rarely used office has been reassigned under House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. As president of the Senate, Pence, who served six terms in the House, already has an office on that side of the Capitol. Democrats say that before Pence, no vice president had been given House office space for 25 years and the White House legislative affairs team has now been given space it didn't have before, the Hill reports. (Read more Mike Pence stories.)

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