Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar met for breakfast with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday, but not without bringing his boyfriend along.
Varadkar, Ireland’s first openly gay leader, tweeted about the breakfast held at Pence’s home in Washington, saying “it’s great to be back here for a really warm reception.”
Vice President Mike Pence invited me and Matt to his home at the Naval Observatory this morning. It’s great to be back here for a really warm reception.
— Leo Varadkar (@campaignforleo)
Pence, a conservative Christian, has a vast history of anti-LGBTQ remarks and positions against same-sex marriage. While governor of Indiana in 2015, he signed a “religious freedom” law that allowed businesses to