Mike Pence Visits Ukraine And Meets With Its Leader, Zelenskyy

The former vice president's visit comes at a crucial moment in Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Mike Pence became the first Republican presidential candidate to meet with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in a surprise trip to Ukraine.

The former vice president’s visit comes at a crucial moment in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Pence has been outspoken about his support for Ukraine and his visit sends a resounding message that he believes the U.S. should play a leading role in the country’s fight against Russia.

Pence said he believes America is the leader of the free world but going to Ukraine and witnessing first-hand the ‘heroism’ of the people there, and all that they are going through, steers his resolve to do his part and continue calling for strong American support for our allies.