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Pence announced his travel plans Thursday as he spoke at a conference in Miami focused on Central America.
"I can confirm that the Vice President has retained Richard Cullen of McGuire Woods to assist him in responding to inquiries by the special counsel", Agen wrote.
Pence has retained Virginia attorney Richard Cullen, who previously served as a U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, spokesman Jarrod Agen said.
According to the Washington Post, Vice President Mike Pence has retained outside counsel to handle inquiries related to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. He also served as special counsel to Virginia Sen.
An aide tells NPR the decision to hire an outside lawyer has been under consideration for weeks, and Pence chose to go forward with it earlier this week.
Cullen previously served as Virginia attorney general and US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Cullen also served as special counsel to U.S. Senator Paul Trible (R-VA) during the Iran-Contra investigation and was on the staff of Rep. M. Caldwell Butler (R-VA) during the Watergate investigation. Many expect Trump to roll back several policies and actions from former President Barack Obama done in an effort to help thaw relations between the two nations.
The Washington Post was first to report the news. He launched into a new Twitter tirade against it Thursday morning, calling it "phony" and the "single greatest with hunt in American political history".
Pence chaired the president's transition after the election - a period during which Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn had repeated contact with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.
Scrutiny of the president's actions has intensified since he fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey last month.
The names, designs, and logos of all products are the property of their respective owners and used with permission. This seems to indicate a more free path for building up your career, starting from karts and working your way up.
Chinese officials recently asked the state for guidance with a carbon emissions trading market they plan to launch this year. But the nation has also become the largest investor in renewable energy, and the world's biggest producer of solar power.
The FAA, which traditionally does not release the names of those on board flights, released a statement Sunday about the incident. According to US Weekly , the plane was forced to make an emergency landing after experiencing engine failure on June 10.
The HomePod is integrated with Apple Music which makes it possible to listen to wide array of 40 million songs from its library. And Apple's biggest consumer hits - such as the iPhone or the iPod - haven't historically been the first in their category.
Asked if he rated it his best performance of the season, Murray said: "I played some good matches at the beginning of the year. With some exquisite returning and acutely angled groundstrokes, Murray raced through the final set and into the fourth round.
He said that up to 11,000 foreign militants had allegedly arrived in Afghanistan in the last two years to fight for Daesh. The conference is being attended by the representatives of at least 27 countries worldwide.
On Monday night we got yet another, longer look at what we can expect when this Sony exclusive finally does launch. Zombies are a dime a dozen but SIE Blend Studios is looking to do something a little different with Days Gone .
But Green contends it doesn't make any sense to compare teams or players from different eras because the game has changed so much. Well, word of Johnson's bold claim made its way to Warriors forward Draymond Green , who offered a flawless response.
Apple demands cut of Chinese app 'tips'
If the user decides not to leave a rating or a review, they won't have to see it over and over again every time they open the app. But the concern from developers may be the loss of control over when, or how often, that prompt is presented.
Judge, Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win
NY dropped the series opener to the Red Sox before winning the next two by a combined 17-1 as the baby bombers stepped up. The 28-year-old Tanaka has lost a career-worst five straight outings and is 5-6 with a 6.55 ERA in 12 starts this season.
Tigers drop opener to Red Sox 5-3
Nicholas Castellanos hit an RBI double to drive in Jose Iglesias , who'd reached on an infield single with one out. Red Sox: 2B Dustin Pedroia returned to the lineup after a stint on the 10-day DL with a sprained left wrist.
Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan
The U.S. has 8,400 troops deployed in Afghanistan to train and advise Afghan forces; most rarely participate in direct combat. Omar Zwak, a spokesman for the Helmand governor, put the toll at three policemen killed and two wounded.
Penguins to stick with goalie Matt Murray for Game 5
If the Stanley Cup Final were played exclusively in Pittsburgh , it may have been one of the most lopsided series of all time . Defensively, the Pittsburgh Penguins are allowing 2.8 goals per game and are killing 79.8 percent of their power play chances.
PM Nawaz speaks at SCO Summit Astana
The SCO is comprised of China, Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan as full members. He further said that Islamabad is not unfamiliar with the working of the SCO but, it has a lot to learn.
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket launch scrubbed due to lightning
While SpaceX's Dragon capsule makes history in the sky, the pad from where it launches is also celebrating a little history. Shireman explained that NASA has a fixed price contract with SpaceX for these launches so it does not quite work like that.