This is NO surprise….
His former boss put him in a bad place on that date…
Pence IS probably gonna have to give testimony against Trump in at least one crimial case…
And Trump is gonna go after him anyways for running next year….
The big difference ?
Up to now?
Most high level Republicans have NOT gone public against the ex-President….
Media reports have them mumbling against Trump…
But NOT out loud….
That is gonna get tougher as the criminal cases drop on Trump’s actions….
Taking this track will probably cancel any chance Pence has of gaining the 2024 Republican Presidential nomination….
Former Vice President Mike Pence said late Saturday that “history will hold Donald Trump accountable” for the events of Jan. 6, 2021, levying harsh criticism on the former president as Pence mulls a 2024 White House bid.
“President Trump was wrong,” Pence said at the annual white-tie Gridiron Dinner attended by politicians and journalists, according to The Associated Press. “I had no right to overturn the election. And his reckless words endangered my family and everyone at the Capitol that day, and I know history will hold Donald Trump accountable.”….
Pence has continued to try and distance himself from the Jan. 6 rioting. The storming of the Capitol resurfaced in the news recently, after Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) provided access to government tapes of the events to Fox News host Tucker Carlson. The cable host used two nights of his show to portray the Capitol breach as simply a peaceful protest.
“Make no mistake about it, what happened that day was a disgrace,” Pence said at the dinner on Saturday. “And it mocks decency to portray it any other way.”….
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