"Ultimately, it didn’t matter what we called my disease. What mattered was learning to live with it."
The vice president was the only one at the event not wearing a facial covering.
The vice president wore a protective face mask and glasses on his tour of the GM facility in Indiana after facing criticism for not wearing a mask at the Mayo Clinic.
The Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin says there's a simple reason the vice president refused to wear a mask during his trip to the Mayo Clinic.
The "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" host is not a fan of the vice president going sans facial covering at the Mayo Clinic.
The VP didn't wear a mask during his visit to the Mayo Clinic, saying he wanted to "look them in the eye and say thank you."
Lawmakers and celebrities also condemned the vice president's defiance of face mask policy, describing it as "so wrong" amid the pandemic.
Vice President Mike Pence blatantly ignored face mask policies when he toured the Mayo Clinic medical center.
The renowned medical center said in a since-deleted tweet that it informed the vice president of the masking policy prior to his visit.
The Mayo Clinic's Dr. Elvis Francois' impassioned version of the song aired on the "Living Room Concert for America."