Vice President-elect Mike Pence finally responded to “Hamilton-gate” Sunday morning.
The controversy arose Friday evening when Pence and his family were booed as they entered a theatre to see the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton.” In addition to being booed, a few members of the musical’s cast lectured Pence as he tried to exit the play hall.
In response, Pence’s election running mate, President-elect Donald Trump has taken to Twitter on Saturday and Sunday to defend Pence — and even called on the “Hamilton” cast to apologize for their comments.
However, Pence says he “wasn’t offended” by the cast or their comments. Pence’s comments came Sunday during an interview on CBS “Face the Nation.”
“But I want to assure people who were disappointed with the election results, people that are feeling anxious about this time and life of our nation that President-elect Donald Trump meant exactly what he said on Election Night: that he is going to be the president of all people of the United States of America,” Pence said.
In a separate interview with Fox News host Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday” Pence added, “That’s what freedom sounds like,” referring to the boos, according to Mediaite.
Watch the full interview below: