Pence says lack of religious services has been 'burden'
May 8, 2020
URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence spoke Friday to a group of faith leaders in Iowa about the importance of resuming religious services, saying the cancellations in the name of slowing the spread of the coronavirus have "been a burden" for congregants.
Pence spoke with the religious leaders and Republican officials during a brief visit to the Des Moines area. He was set to speak later in the day with agricultural and food company executives.
"It's been a source of heartache for people across the country," Pence told about a dozen people at the Church of the Way Presbyterian...