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Rachel Marsden: Pence's chilly reception in Europe should have come as no surprise

Rachel Marsden: Pence's chilly reception in Europe should have come as no surprise

PARIS -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence addressed a group of European dignitaries last week at a conference in Warsaw, Poland, meant to rally support for Middle Eastern peace, and he appeared visibly shocked by the audience's reaction to parts of his speech.

"The time has come for our European partners to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and join with us as we bring the economic and diplomatic pressure necessary to give the Iranian people, the region and the world the peace, security and freedom they deserve," Mr. Pence said.

The vice president stopped for applause after this line -- and was met with complete silence. He visibly bristled before...

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