Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence
Former US Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday that former President Donald Trump must answer history for his role in the 2021 attack on the Capitol, the country’s press reported.
“President Trump was wrong.
Pence has refused to agree with Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results and stay in power, so his demonstration could widen the rift between the two former allies.
“I have no right to overturn the election and his irresponsible remarks endangered my family and everyone in the Capitol that day,” Pence said. I know that I can inflict
Some of the thousands who stormed the Capitol on January 6, 2021 demanded Pence be hanged and were forced to flee in search of safety.
Trump has announced his intention to run for a new president in the 2024 election, suggesting that Pence could contest the Republican nomination.
Gridiron dinners are usually light events with comedy and musical performances, and Pence initially wanted something fun.
“I wholeheartedly and unconditionally endorse the 2024 Republican presidential nominee, if that’s who I am,” he declared.
But his criticism of Trump came as a surprise to Gala.
“I was at a dinner party and @Mike_Pence definitely surprised the room,” tweeted former State Department official Maryam Mujica.