SAN ANTONIO – Updated at 2:04 p.m.:
Vice President Mike Pence has left the Alamo City for McAllen.
Updated at 12:55 p.m.:
Vice President Mike Pence addresses a Republican National Committee event in San Antonio.
Updated at 11:25 a.m.:
The vice president and second lady Karen Pence arrived at San Antonio International Airport.
They were welcomed by various dignitaries, including Gov. Greg Abbot and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.
Vice President Mike Pence will be traveling to Texas on Friday and his first stop will be in San Antonio.
A White House official said he will be giving the keynote remarks at a Republican National Committee event.
Following the visit to the Alamo City, Vice President Pence will then travel to McAllen with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to tour the U.S.-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley. While there, Pence will meet with local law enforcement and participate in a roundtable discussion on immigration with U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
After his visit to South Texas, Pence will then make a stop in Dallas.
Heading to Texas to survey our nation’s border with @DHSgov @SecNielsen and to be briefed on potential security threats by U.S. Customs & Border Protection. It’s a matter of vital national security that we secure our border. pic.twitter.com/BnSMJyZSY1— Vice President Mike Pence (@VP) February 16, 2018