Vice President Pence receives COVID-19 vaccine | USA TODAY

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Vice President Mike Pence, the head of the White House’s coronavirus task force, is scheduled to be vaccinated for COVID-19 Friday morning.
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The public vaccination at the White House is intended to build public confidence in the vaccine which was recently approved, according to the administration.

"Be confident that we have cut red tape but we’ve cut no corners when it comes to the development of this vaccine," Pence said during a visit to a vaccine production facility in Indiana Tuesday. "I look forward, in the days ahead, to receiving the vaccine myself and do so without hesitation."

Pence’s wife, Karen, will also receive it as will Surgeon General Jerome Adams. The vaccination will take place at 8 a.m. EST.

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As a Republican I am a conservative but have a little libertarian leanings. I about 80% a Trump supporter. I agree with him most of the time but as I am a person that thinks for himself I don't go along with him just because he is the President. I am not like liberals that think their candidates are Gods and never wrong.