Several media outlets have been mentioning Trump Vice President Mike Pence the past week…
In a job that has few requirements and responibities , except to do whatever the boss tells you to?
Pence is seen as trying to staff up and put a hand in managing the Grand Ole’ Party in a way that Trump does not….
While the emdia has slanted this as a possible upseption of Trump’s power?
Except for Joe Biden and Obama?
Vice President’s seems to always have the same story written about them….
Pence IS gonna have to be on the ball…
Because his boss might not last as his boss in the future…..
Talk of a “shadow campaign” isn’t the sort of thing with which vice presidents typically contend when supporting their boss’s re-election efforts. But Trump isn’t a typical president, and Pence, G.O.P. strategists say, would be stupid not to be preparing various contingencies. “I don’t know how you could argue they are not preparing for every eventuality and doing so in a more overt manner than has been done in the past,” a veteran Republican political operative said, summarizing the views of many inside the party. “He isn’t just filling a need.”
Indeed, buzz about Pence’s political aspirations has become something of a parlor game in Washington. While Trump remains the alpha and omega of Republican politics, Pence has quietly taken the lead on virtually all the midterm drudgery usually overseen by the president—making endorsements, conferring with party power brokers, meeting with voters in battleground states. Those in Pence’s orbit cooly dismiss the notion that there is anything to see here beyond perfectly innocent fund-raisers and other voter turnout activities. Trump, after all, is not particularly interested in the machinery of Republican politics, which is now more diffuse than ever….