Mike Pence stumps for a California Republican who voted to impeach Trump at Fresno stop
In this photo from Aug. 20, 2022, former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Bremer County Republicans' Grill and Chill lunch in Waverly, Iowa. - Scott Olson/Getty Images North America/TNS

Former Vice President Mike Pence stopped in Fresno, California, on Monday to boost the re-election bid of Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford. In speaking to reporters, Pence said a Valadao victory is key in battling inflation and regaining Republican control of Congress. Pence played up Valadao’s role on the House Appropriations Committee, Valadao’s support of the Trump-Pence administration’s first two years in office, and the importance of agriculture in California’s 22nd Congressional District. “California and America need David Valadao back in a Republican majority in the United States House of ...