New York Times:
Mr. Pence has been particularly dogged by accusations that he is a supporter of “conversion therapy,” the practice of trying to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. It has been discredited by the medical establishment and denounced by gay and transgender groups.Pence is directly responsible for his spokesman. If the spokesman lies, Pence lies. In 2000 at Mike Pence for Congress: The Pence Agenda for the 107th Congress [via Archive.org] Pence wrote:
Mr. Pence’s spokesman, Marc Lotter, denied to The Times over the weekend that the vice president-elect supports the practice, saying a past campaign statement had been misinterpreted.