Tag: Mike Pence

DOJ looking to question Pence in Jan. 6 probe: report

Department of Justice prosecutors are looking to question former Vice President Mike Pence as part of the department’s probe into the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol and former President Trump’s efforts to stay in power after he lost the 2020 presidential election, according to reports.  Prosecutors have reached out to Pence’s team […]

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Arizona’s New Secretary of State Wants to Call ‘Election Deniers’ ‘Traitors’

Kari Lake speaks during an Arizona Republican Party election night rally in Scottsdale, Arizona, US, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. (Jon Cherry/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This content comes from the latest installment of our weekly Breaking the Vote newsletter out of VICE News’ D.C. bureau, tracking the ongoing efforts to undermine the democratic process in […]

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Watch Mike Pence Get Black Woman’s Name Wrong and Mechanically Reboot

Those mass shootings include the horrific massacre at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas (22 dead, 17 injured); an attack on a graduation ceremony in Hot Springs, Arkansas (one dead, four injured); another on a high school in St. Louis, Missouri (three dead, four injured); and Sunday’s shooting at UVA. The shooter, a former football […]

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Mike Pence: January 6 Was “Most Difficult Day” of My Life and Also I Won’t Testify

Those mass shootings include the horrific massacre at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas (22 dead, 17 injured); an attack on a graduation ceremony in Hot Springs, Arkansas (one dead, four injured); another on a high school in St. Louis, Missouri (three dead, four injured); and Sunday’s shooting at UVA. The shooter, a former football […]

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Pence Says Trump ‘Endangered’ His Life and He’s Very Sad They Aren’t Friends Anymore

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence give a thumbs up after speaking on the first day of the Republican National Convention at the Charlotte Convention Center on August 24, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina.(Chris Carlson-Pool/Getty Images) Former Vice President Mike Pence said former President Donald Trump’s tweets during the Capitol riot “endangered me […]

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Mike Pence: Trump is “Part of the Problem,” January 6 Behavior Was “Reckless”

But a few months before the November elections, some congressional Republicans are privately unsure if McCarthy even has the votes to become speaker. There’s almost always some last-minute alternative candidate who emerges in defiance of the front-runner. It’s likely a long shot will throw his or her hat in the ring, but congressional Republicans interviewed […]

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Trump Is Now Going Full Mafia Boss And Warning Republicans Close To Him That It Would Be Very ‘Disloyal’ To Run Against Him

Is Donald Trump ever going to run for president a third time? Or will he be consumed by his many scandals? His good pal Sean Hannity thinks that he can always run while in prison, so it’s a strong possibility. But right now he’s still unofficially on the campaign trail, though he’s already signaling that […]

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Biden calls recent Jan. 6 video and testimonies ‘devastating,’ says he has gone out of his way not to comment

President Biden said on Saturday that he found the Jan. 6 committee’s newly released footage and testimony to be “devastating,” Reuters reported. “I think the testimony and the video are actually devastating, and I’ve been going out of my way not to comment,” Biden told reporters while in Oregon, according to Reuters. The committee investigating the Jan. […]

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Mike Pence Reportedly Agreed With A Trump Lawyer That Rudy Giuliani Was A ‘F*cking Asshole’

There’s yet another new Trump tell-all, but this one has been spewing out more goodies than most. Confidence Man, from The New York Times’ Maggie Haberman, has so far yielded dirt that’s more unflattering than damning. Most of the excerpts leaked before its release have been about Trump, but there’s a couple bits about Rudy […]

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Congress Is Racing to Coup-Proof the Next Presidential Election

The House and Senate bills are substantially similar, but there are a few critical differences. Both measures would clarify that the vice president has only a ministerial role on January 6, rather than unilateral power to accept or reject state-certified electoral votes. It was Trump attorney John Eastman who suggested that the vice president has […]

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Mike Pence Claims He Was ‘Angry’ But ‘Not Afraid’ On Jan. 6 When Trump Supporters Wanted Him Hung

Mike Pence has stayed remarkably — one could say foolishly — quiet about his experiences during the Jan. 6 riot. Instead, others have had to spill the beans about what happened as Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, some hellbent on hanging him. Even his own secret service agents thought they were done for. But not […]

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Mike Pence Got Dragged For Defending Trump Against The FBI, Apparently Forgetting About That Time He Could Have Gotten Him Killed

On Monday, FBI agents arrived at Mar-a-Lago, the resort former where president Donald Trump now lives, brandishing a search warrant. What they were looking for is classified. What they took hasn’t been revealed. But it immediately set off a firestorm — and several meltdowns — by the right, who deemed it a breach of power […]

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Pence demands ‘full accounting’ from Garland on Mar-a-Lago search

Former Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said the FBI’s raid of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence undermined public confidence in the justice system and called for a “full accounting” from Attorney General Merrick Garland. “I share the deep concern of millions of Americans over the unprecedented search of the personal residence of President Trump,” […]

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Pence and Trump Are Two Sides of the Same Corroded Coin

Pence, and other Republicans like him, are more than happy for figures like Trump to whip up their base with ridiculous charges—and then turn those ridiculous charges into laws that restrict the right to vote in states across the country. Whether or not Republicans should talk so much about voter fraud is one thing. But […]

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Mike Pence’s Former Top Aide Sounds Pretty Certain That Matt Gaetz Will Be In Prison Soon

While Matt Gaetz is keeping busy making jokes about how no one would want to f**k most pro-choice activists and conveniently ignoring the fact that he’s under investigation for sex trafficking, political insiders within the congressman’s own party seem pretty confident that the brash Florida man may soon have to do all his body-shaming from […]

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Pence says he and Trump ‘may differ on focus,’ urges GOP to not ‘look back’

Former Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday acknowledged he and former President Trump may differ on their approach to advancing their agendas as he urged conservatives to focus on the future to win elections. “I don’t know that the president and I differ on issues. But we may differ on focus,” Pence told a conference […]

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Terrified Members Of Mike Pence’s Secret Service Detail Called Loved Ones During The Jan 6th Insurrection To ‘Say Goodbye To Family Members’

While some people have dismissed the chants of Capitol rioters to “Hang Mike Pence!” as nothing more than hyperbole, the January 6th hearings have made it clear that they were dead serious. Previously, witnesses to the events of that day testified that Donald Trump himself believed that maybe Pence deserved it. And during Thursday night’s […]

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Trump questions Pence’s Jan. 6 actions, electoral count reform bill ahead of dueling Arizona rallies

Former President Trump reiterated his view that former Vice President Mike Pence could have refused to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election as the pair are set to hold events backing opposing candidates in a contested GOP Arizona gubernatorial primary.  Trump said in a statement from his Save America PAC that Pence told […]

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Whoops, Trump’s Hand-Picked Candidate For Arizona Governor Apparently Has A History Of Anti-Trump Facebook Posts

Things just got awkward in Arizona’s gubernatorial race, and for once, it’s not because of Meghan McCain. (Yet.) Republican primary candidate Kari Lake has been riding high with an endorsement from Donald Trump. However, that situation just hit a notable speed bump thanks to Fox News uncovering an anti-Trump post on Lake’s Facebook account. The […]

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