Posts Tagged ‘pence’

Pence on whether Trump should bow out if indicted: It’s up to him

The pass from Pence comes as he ramps up criticism of his former boss on other matters. And it suggests that Trump’s major competitors in the 2024 GOP presidential primary will try to steer clear of his mounting legal problems. But Pence kept up the harsher criticism of Trump’s actions on Jan. 6, 2021, that […]

Inside Pence world’s decision to go hard at Trump at the Gridiron

“History will hold Donald Trump accountable for Jan. 6,” Pence told hundreds of journalists at what is typically a jocular white-tie affair. “Make no mistake about it: What happened that day was a disgrace, and it mocks decency to portray it in any other way. President Trump was wrong. His reckless words endangered my family […]

Pence: Trump ‘endangered my family’ on Jan. 6

In the days leading up to Jan. 6, 2021, Trump pressured Pence to overturn President Joe Biden’s election victory as he presided over the ceremonial certification of the results. Pence refused, and when rioters stormed the Capitol, some chanted that they wanted to “hang Mike Pence.” The House committee that investigated the attack said in […]

Pence rails against ‘crazy’ transgender school policy

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Koch network not sold on Pence, despite private entreaties

Art Pope, the former chair of Americans for Prosperity and a Raleigh, N.C.-based Republican donor, said that the decision by the group to endorse a Trump rival “was not intended to benefit one particular candidate at this time.” Instead, he said, the goal was “to find the best candidate, and more importantly, to be the […]

Donald Trump Calls Mike Pence ‘Innocent’ After Classified Docs Found in Indiana Home

Former President Donald Trump proclaimed former Vice President Mike Pence “an innocent man” after classified documents were found in his Indiana home last week. “Mike Pence is an innocent man,” Trump wrote on Truth Social Tuesday afternoon. “He never did anything knowingly dishonest in his life. Leave him alone!!!” According to CNN on Tuesday, Pence’s lawyer […]

Report: Classified Docs Found at Mike Pence’s Indiana Home

Classified documents were found at former Vice President Mike Pence’s home in Carmel, Indiana, last week, according to CNN. It is unclear what classified information exists in the documents. Pence’s lawyer alerted the National Archives of the revelation. The Department of Justice (DOJ) was subsequently notified by the National Archives. The FBI and Justice Department have […]

Pence commends leaders of both parties for Jan. 6 handling

Former Vice President Mike Pence commended leaders of both parties for working to certify the results of the presidential election on Jan. 6, 2021, in an interview airing Sunday on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “I give credit to the leaders in both political parties that day … There was a unanimous agreement that whatever needed […]

Pence: Trump ‘endangered me and my family’

Former Vice President Mike Pence said then-President Donald Trump “endangered me and my family and everyone at the Capitol building” with his words and actions during the Jan. 6 riot in 2021. Pence’s statement came during an interview with ABC’s David Muir, parts of which were released Sunday and parts of which are to be […]

‘People are gonna think you’re stupid’: Trump warned Pence not to ‘wimp out’ before Jan. 6, Pence writes

Former President Donald Trump repeatedly told former Vice President Mike Pence not to “wimp out” — that is to say, not to certify the results of the 2020 election — in the final weeks of their administration, according to an excerpt from Pence’s new book published on Wednesday. “If it gives you the power, why […]

Jan. 6 Panel Member Thinks Pence Will Testify to Committee

A member of the House of Representatives panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, breach of the U.S. Capitol thinks former Vice President Mike Pence will testify to the panel without being subpoenaed. “I would assume he’s going to come forward and testify voluntarily, the way the vast majority of people have,” Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) […]

Pence: ‘I would consider’ testifying to Jan. 6 committee

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Former Vice President Mike Pence hasn’t ruled out testifying before the Jan. 6 select committee investigating efforts by his former boss and his allies to overturn the results of the 2020 election. “If there was an invitation to participate, I would consider it,” Pence told a packed room at the New England […]

Pence: Trump and I ‘differ on focus,’ not issues

Former Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday insisted that his and former President Donald Trump’s visions for the future of the Republican Party were not substantively different and that the conservative movement was not “divided” despite Trump’s frequent condemnations of his former No. 2 for not doing more to overturn the results of the 2020 […]

Pence on Trump: ‘I don’t know that the President and I differ on issues, but we may differ on focus’

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Trump and Pence squared off in the desert. It was one-sided.

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — It was billed as a split screen proxy war in the desert: Donald Trump versus Mike Pence in a midterm election skirmish that would provide an early indication about the future of the GOP. It ended up more like a varsity-JV scrimmage. The Republican Party landscape, in Arizona at least, remains […]

‘His life was threatened.’ But Pence isn’t talking about it.

PEORIA, Ariz. — A room full of establishment-minded Republicans greeted Mike Pence here on Friday, many of them still chilled by the Jan. 6 committee’s revelations the previous evening about how close Pence and his security detail came to catastrophe during the riot at the Capitol in 2021. They’d heard about the protesters who chanted […]

Vice President Mike Pence’s Security Detail Feared For Their Lives on Jan. 6

The security detail protecting former Vice President Mike Pence expressed fear for their own lives during the violence of Jan. 6, 2021, according to fresh Congressional testimony revealed on Thursday night.  Some feared they would have to fire their service weapons “or worse,” and discussed saying goodbye to their family members as the attack played […]

White House Insider Confirms Trump Did Not Want to Stop Violence, Said Pence Deserved to Be Hung  

The sixth public hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol featured explosive testimony from Cassidy Hutchinson, the top aide to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows.  Testifying live in front of the House Jan. 6 select committee, Hutchinson revealed that the White House knew about the threat of violence ahead of […]

Reminder: All Women Required To Report To Mike Pence To Receive Standard-Issue Handmaid Outfit By 5 PM Today

PUBLIC NOTICE: All women are required to report to Mike Pence to receive their standard-issue handmaid outfits by 5:00 PM EST today. Any woman who is not in line by 5:00 PM EST will be rounded up by Pence’s Soldiers of the Patriarchy and transported to one of the country’s 38 Handmaid Reeducation Hovels via […]

Former VP’s chief of staff: Pence is not watching the Jan. 6 hearings

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Mike Pence Slams Biden Administration in Visit with Iranian Dissidents: ‘Appeasement Has Never Worked and Never Will’

The Biden administration threatens to “unravel all the progress” the Trump administration made in marginalizing the Iranian regime, according to former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who expressed undying support for Iranian resistance while blasting the Biden team’s new concessions to the “tyrants” in Tehran, its “virtual abandonment of our ally Israel,” and the “disastrous […]

Pence accuses Biden of ‘squandering’ gains

CHICAGO — Mike Pence attacked President Joe Biden and his administration on Monday for what he called “squandering” gains made to the economy under former President Donald Trump, stoking speculation that the former vice president may make a run for the White House in 2024. “The truth is, the American dream is slipping further and […]

Pence skips Faith & Freedom conference. Is attacked by Trump anyways.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Faith & Freedom Coalition’s annual gathering of social conservatives was once Mike Pence’s home turf. The former vice president would attend the conference each year to address an audience of like-minded evangelicals who were eager to hear him speak and elevate him politically. That was then. This year, Pence has taken […]

‘You could be Thomas Jefferson’: Trump denies calling Pence a wimp

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CNN’s Toobin: 1/6 Hearing ‘More Like an Harrison Ford Movie’ — Pence ‘Deserves a Lot of Credit’

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin said Thursday on his network’s special coverage of the hearing held by the House Select Committee investigating January 6 that today’s installment was like a Harrison Ford movie.

McClintock: Pence Right, but January 6 Committee ‘Show Trial’ Is Wrong

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) told C-SPAN Thursday morning that former Vice President Mike Pence was right to resist calls to reject the results of the 2020 election, but that the January 6 Committee was the wrong forum to explore the issue.

Watch Live: Mike Pence Speaks at UVA After Student Cancellation Attempt

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia — Former Vice President Mike Pence is speaking at the University of Virginia on Tuesday evening after news of his invite prompted leftist students to pressure the school’s administration to ban his event. The event is hosted by Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) at UVA. YAF at UVA chairman Nick Cabrera told Breitbart […]

Pence rolls out policy platform, staking out new ground separate from Trump

The former vice president has spent the last year laying the groundwork for a 2024 campaign — launching a nonprofit policy group, huddling with major donors and stumping for midterm candidates. Pence has also stood by his decision to refuse Trump’s pressure to overturn the results of the 2020 election, and he has urged the […]

How Pence used 43 words to shut down Trump allies’ election subversion on Jan. 6

And Pence’s choice started off like his predecessors and would have sounded like parliamentary jargon to most people watching the session on Jan. 6, 2021: Vice presidents begin the counting of electoral votes by indicating that votes will be counted “after ascertaining that the certificates are regular in form and authentic.” But Pence added another […]

Pence hits Trump: No room in GOP ‘for apologists for Putin’

Pence did not directly reference the former president. But Trump has repeatedly used language that has been criticized as deferential to Putin, including calling the Russian leader “smart” while insisting the attack never would have happened on his watch. Pence also continued to push back on Trump’s lies about the 2020 election as he lays […]

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