Pence doubles down on call for Clinton to end foundation

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Posted: Aug 22, 2016 5:34 PM

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence is doubling down on running mate Donald Trump's new public push for Hillary Clinton to shut down her long-time charitable foundation.

Pence told a crowd Monday at a manufacturing facility in Cedar Rapids that Clinton must shut down the Clinton Foundation immediately. Trump issued the same call earlier in the day through social media.

Clinton's campaign announced recently the foundation will stop accepting foreign donations if she is elected president. Pence says that pledge isn't enough and the Democratic presidential nominee needs to "come clean" about the foundation.

The Indiana governor has made several stops in Iowa since securing the GOP vice presidential nomination. They include speeches in Sioux City and Council Bluffs and a stop at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines.