MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Former US Vice President Mike Pence was booed and heckled during a conservative conference in Orlando on Friday.
A few attendees shouted, “Traitor!” as Pence spoke at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority Policy Conference at a resort in Orlando. Pence ignored the shouts and plowed through his address.READ MORE: Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho On Mask Use For Upcoming School Year: 'Decision Cannot Be Rushed'
“It’s great to be back with so many patriots, dedicated to faith and freedom and the road to the majority!” Pence said.READ MORE: Cleveland Clinic Weston Once Again #1 Hospital In Miami-Fort Lauderdale Metro Area
At least one of the hecklers was removed by security, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Many supporters of former President Donald Trump have been angry with Pence after the former vice president said he did not have the power to overturn Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory. During the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol, angry protesters chanted, “Hang Mike Pence!”MORE NEWS: Calls Continue For Cuban Embassy In DC To Be Shut Down
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