Pence Allies Launching Super PAC to Back Former Vice President’s Expected 2024 Candidacy
2024 Elections
Pence Allies Launching Super PAC to Back Former Vice President's Expected 2024 Candidacy

NEW YORK (AP) — Allies of former Vice President Mike Pence are launching a new super PAC to support his expected candidacy for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination. “Committed to America,” the Pence-sanctioned group, publicly launches Tuesday, according to people familiar with... Read More

Federal Judge Says Pence Must Testify About Trump
2023-03-28 21:28:18
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday rejected Donald Trump’s effort to block former Vice President Mike Pence from testifying before a grand jury investigating the former president for trying to overturn the 2020 election. Trump's lawyers... Read More

DeSantis Eyes 2024 From Afar as GOP Rivals Move Toward Runs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may be months away from publicly declaring his presidential intentions, but his potential rivals aren't holding back. No fewer than a half dozen Republicans eyeing the White House have begun actively courting top... Read More

The AP Interview: Pence Says Voters Want New Leadership

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that voters are “looking for new leadership” following the disappointing midterm elections for Republicans, who are now openly debating whether his onetime boss, Donald Trump, should maintain a leading role in the party. In... Read More

'Did Not End Well': New Pence Book Details Split With Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence blames Donald Trump for endangering his family “and all those serving at the Capitol” on Jan. 6 in a new memoir released Tuesday. In “So Help Me God,” Pence recounts, for the first time in... Read More

Political News
Trump, Pence Speeches Put Stark GOP Divide on Display

WASHINGTON (AP) — The intensifying rivalry between former President Donald Trump and his once fiercely loyal vice president, Mike Pence, was put on stark display Tuesday as the two gave dueling speeches in Washington on the future of the Republican Party. Trump, in... Read More

Trump, Pence to Campaign for Rivals in Arizona Governor's Race

PHOENIX (AP) — Former President Donald Trump and his estranged vice president, Mike Pence, will hold rival campaign events in Arizona on Friday, turning the governor's race into a broader referendum on the Republican Party's future. In the Aug. 2 primary, Trump is backing Kari Lake, a... Read More

Jan. 6
1/6 Panel: No Idea More 'Un-American' Than Rejecting Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 1/6 committee on Thursday plunged into Donald Trump’s last-ditch effort to salvage the 2020 election by pressuring Vice President Mike Pence to defy historical precedent and reject the electoral count in the run-up to the U.S. Capitol riot. With two witnesses... Read More

Jan. 6
Capitol Riot Panel Blames Trump for 1/6 'Attempted Coup'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has laid the blame firmly on Donald Trump, saying the assault was not spontaneous but an “attempted coup” and a direct result of the defeated president's effort... Read More

Jan. 6
What We Know About Trump's Actions as Insurrection Unfolded

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the House committee investigating the events of Jan. 6 will hold their first prime-time hearing Thursday to share what they have uncovered about then-President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election, which culminated in the deadly... Read More

Jan. 6
An Infamous Day. A Search for Answers. Will America Tune In?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are processing the nightmare of the slaughter of children in Texas, the racist murders in Buffalo, New York, and the other numbingly repeated scenes of carnage in the United States. They're contending with what feels like highway robbery at the gas... Read More

2022 Elections
'Trump is in the Past': Mounting Losses Show Limits of Power

WOODSTOCK, Ga. (AP) — Donald Trump opened May by lifting a trailing Senate candidate in Ohio to the Republican nomination, seemingly cementing the former president's kingmaker status before another possible White House run. He's ending the month, however, stinging from a string of defeats that suggest... Read More

Jan. 6
Call Pence or Trump? It's Decision Time for Jan. 6 Panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has interviewed nearly 1,000 people. But the nine-member panel has yet to talk to the two most prominent players in that day’s events — former President Donald Trump and former Vice... Read More

Political News
Iowa GOP Open to Non-Trump Prospects as 2024 Gets Underway

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's persistent flirtation with another White House run is doing little to discourage other potential Republican candidates from stepping up their activity in Iowa, the state that will formally launch the 2024 nomination process.... Read More

Political News
Anti-Trump Republicans Lining Up For 2024 Shadow Primary

NEW YORK (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is planning trips to Iowa and New Hampshire. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., is considering a rough timeline for a potential presidential announcement. And allies of Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., are openly talking... Read More

Jan. 6
Jan. 6 Panel Sees Evidence of Trump 'Criminal Conspiracy'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol said Wednesday for the first time that its evidence suggests crimes may have been committed by former President Donald Trump and his associates in the... Read More

Jan. 6
McConnell Rebukes RNC, Calls Jan. 6 'Violent Insurrection'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is criticizing the Republican National Committee for censuring two House GOP lawmakers investigating the “violent insurrection” on Jan. 6, 2021, saying it’s not the party’s job to police the views of lawmakers.... Read More

Political News
Pence: I'll Likely Never See Eye to Eye with Trump on Jan. 6

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence says that he isn't sure that he and former President Donald Trump will ever see "eye to eye" over what happened on Jan. 6 but that he would "always be proud... Read More

Pence Reemerges, Lays Groundwork for 2024 Run

WASHINGTON (AP) — When former President Donald Trump was asked to list those he considers the future leaders of the Republican Party, he quickly rattled off names including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz. Conspicuously... Read More

Chilling Video Footage Becomes Key Exhibit in Trump Trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chilling security video of last month's deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, including of rioters searching menacingly for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Mike Pence, has become a key exhibit in Donald Trump's impeachment trial... Read More

In The News
After Frosty Few Days, Pence, Trump Appear to Reach Détente

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence appear to have come to a détente after nearly a week of silence, anger and finger-pointing. The two met Monday evening in the Oval Office and had a “good... Read More

House Returns After Capitol Siege to Try to Push Trump Out

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment ahead, the House on Tuesday will first try to convince the vice president and Cabinet to act even more quickly to remove President Donald Trump from office, warning he is a threat to democracy in the... Read More

Political News
Pence Said to Oppose Removing Trump Under 25 Amendment
2021-01-08 15:25:55
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Vice President Mike Pence is opposed invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald, with just days to go before the inauguration of Joe Biden as the next president, according to multiple reports Business Insider was the first... Read More

Political News
Pelosi Calls Riot Trump’s Greatest ‘Gift’ to Putin, Calls for Immediate Removal
2021-01-07 22:26:04
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office after she says he “incited an armed insurrection against America.” Speaking to reporters during her weekly... Read More

Political News
Loyal Soldier Pence Torn Between Trump, Constitution

WASHINGTON (AP) — He has been President Donald Trump's most loyal soldier, dutifully backing the unpredictable leader through one chaotic situation after another. Now Vice President Mike Pence finds himself in the most precarious position of his tenure as he... Read More

Political News
Pence Seeks Dismissal of Suit Aiming to Overturn Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has asked a federal judge to dismiss a last-gasp lawsuit led by a House Republican that seeks to give Vice President Mike Pence the power to overturn the results of the presidential election won... Read More

Pelosi, Hoyer, Pence All Receive First Dose of Coronavirus Vaccine
2020-12-18 20:05:13
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - High-ranking government officials, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Vice President Mike Pence, began receiving their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine Friday, part of an effort to ensure the continuity of the government and reassure hesitant... Read More

Pence, Wife Karen, Surgeon General Get COVID-19 Vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence was vaccinated for COVID-19 on Friday in a live-television event aimed at reassuring Americans the vaccine is safe. He celebrated the shot as “a medical miracle” that could eventually contain the raging coronavirus... Read More

House Watch
PA-08: Jim Bognet (R)
2020-10-31 00:12:37
by TWN Staff

About Bognet: Jim Bognet was born and raised in Hazleton, Pa. His dad is a small business owner, building schools and doing plumbing and heating projects for factories across northeastern Pennsylvania. His mom is a high school teacher. Bognet played... Read More

2020 Elections
Vice Presidential Debate Could Be Most Watched Ever But Few Will Have a Change of Heart
2020-10-07 19:16:54
by Dan McCue

Tonight's debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris will likely be the most-watched vice presidential debate ever, but it's unlikely to dramatically change the minds of viewers, according to an academic steeped in... Read More

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