State of Indiana(NEW YORK) — Vice President-elect Mike Pence in his first interview since the election told Fox News Sunday that he “really enjoyed” watching the blockbuster musical “Hamilton” on Friday night.
He also said that former GOP presidential nominee and Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is under active consideration for possible nomination as secretary of state.
On the controversy surrounding his attendance at “Hamilton,” where a star of the cast addressed Pence from the stage after the performance, the vice president-elect said: “I really enjoyed watching Hamilton. It was a real joy to be there. I heard a few boos. I wasn’t offended by what was said.”
President-elect Trump in contrast has slammed the cast and producers of “Hamilton,” and called for them to apologize to Pence “for their terrible behavior.”
The cast and producers of Hamilton, which I hear is highly overrated, should immediately apologize to Mike Pence for their terrible behavior
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 20, 2016
Pence on Friday night was met with a mix of boos and cheers as he entered the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City to attend the evening performance of “Hamilton,” according to video from the performance.
At the end of the performance, one of the stars of the show, Brandon Victor Dixon, who plays Aaron Burr, took to the stage and addressed the vice president-elect, “We hope you will hear us out.”
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