Vice President Mike Pence has left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem.
Pence will be campaigning across the country ahead of the 2018 elections, using his prodigious fundraising abilities to help Republican candidates.
In a statement, Pence said Sunday's story in The New York Times "is disgraceful and offensive to me, my family, and our entire team."
The Russia investigation appears to be reaching a broadening circle of current and former officials.
Pence is scheduled to visit Frame USA, which sells American-made picture frames from its home base in a northern Cincinnati suburb.
City workers installed the signs Friday morning, honoring Columbus native Vice President Mike Pence the day he was sworn into office.
Mike Pence will use Ronald Reagan's family Bible when he's sworn in as Donald Trump's vice president later this week.
Pence and his wife Karen participated in the Fair’s opening ceremony and the unveiling of the Bicentennial exhibit.
GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence praised Donald Trump, touted his own record as Indiana's governor and criticized Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Pence has been involved in many divisive issues as governor, but experts say Pence has an opportunity to adjust his image.