"So thankful everyone on our plane is safe", Pence said on Twitter after the incident. "He looks forward to rescheduling the trip to New Hampshire very soon", Farah tweeted. "The vice president was asked to return to Washington", said a Pence office representative, Randy Gentry, in a video posted online.
Pence had been scheduled to fly to Manchester, New Hampshire, to speak with former patients and others at the Granite Recovery Center, an addiction treatment facility, his official schedule showed.
This post is breaking and will be updated. "I don't recall that they used the word 'emergency 'or 'crisis, '" he said.
Hail Hits Mexico's Guadalajara In Freak Summer Storm
A woman and a child walk on ice in the eastern area of Guadalajara, in the Mexican state of Jalisco, on June 30. Alfaro, however, said he had never witnessed such intense hail in the city.
A senior White House official told reporters the situation is not health-related for Pence or President Trump, and is not related to national security.
The White House did not return requests for comment.
His chief of staff, Marc Short, told ABC News Pence got on the plane at Joint Base Andrews, and was called back before the plane was ready to take off but he would not specify why.
After 3 decades, Japan courts controversy resuming commercial whaling
The country's Fisheries Agency said the catch quota for 2019, which will be limited to whales in its EEZs, was set at 227 whales. But with the official restart of commercial whaling, Japanese boats will now hunt in the country's territorial waters.
This is a developing story.
In an event that may be related, Russian President Vladimir Putin just cancelled his plans for today, and the Kremlin says Putin will be meeting with his defense minister.
Spokespeople for the VP and the White House said that there had been "no emergency callback" and that there was "no cause for concern." .
Meghan Markle hugs her 'cousin' after meeting at baseball game
Little did they know that generations later, their relatives would include a World Series victor and the Duchess of Sussex. They were attending the baseball game in support of the charity, Invictus Games Foundation .
Pence was set to deliver remarks at 1 p.m. There was no 'emergency callback.' Something came up that required the VP to stay in DC.