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Black Lives Matter, Mike Pence, Politics

Mike Pence keeps saying’Black lives are not endangered by police’ in a play for white voters as police disproportionately kill Blacks

Former Vice President Mike Pence is workshopping a new line on Black Lives Matter. "Black lives are not endangered by police. Black lives are saved by police every single day." Only about 2 in 5 Republicans viewed police violence as a serious problem, a recent poll found. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Vice President Mike Pence has been rolling out a new line aimed at Black Lives Matter.Pence, who Insider recently reported has built a presidential campaign in waiting with several of his former aides still pulling in federal paychecks, took aim at the movement at a speech in Iowa Thursday night."Black lives are ...
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Pence refused to leave the Capitol during the January 6 riot despite Secret Service agents urging him to evacuate, saying,’I’m not getting in the car’: book

Pence did not want to leave the Capitol as rioters stormed it on January 6, a new book says. "I Alone Can Fix It" says he wanted Congress to return to finish the electoral certification. The world can't see "our process of confirming the next president can be delayed," he said. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Trump threw a crumpled newspaper article at Pence and accused him of being’so disloyal.’ Pence threw it back at him, book says

Trump got upset and threw a newspaper article at Pence, per a new book. Pence threw the crumpled up paper back at Trump. The episode was described in Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Bender's new book. LoadingSomething is loading. Former President Donald Trum...
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MAGA Diaspora: We’re tracking the 327 most important lobbyists, authors, and consultants in Trump’s post-White House influence network

Donald Trump remains a powerful presence in American politics despite being deplatformed and defenestrated. The same goes for the people who worked for his administration. That's why Insider embarked over the past several months on a project to track down as many members as possible from Team Trump who served in an official capacity between January 2017 and January 2021.Some of them you'll surely remember, like ex-White House senior advisors Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon. Others made it through the last few years without becoming household names.Ultimately, we identified 327 Trump alumni for our comprehensive database. There, we break down who are now the big shot lawyers, high-powered lobbyists, aspiring authors, and politi...
Adam Kinzinger, Capitol Siege, Conservatism, Donald Trump, Electoral College, Mike Pence, Politics, Republican Party, Ronald Reagan

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger rejects Pence likening Trump to Ronald Reagan, says there’s’no comparison’ between the two

LoadingSomething is loading. GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Thursday rejected former Vice President Mike Pence's comparison of former President Donald Trump to the late President Ronald Reagan, a Republican icon.During a speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., Pence praised the 40th president, who served from 1981 to 1989, as a "one of a kind...
10 things in politics, Hunter Biden, Mike Pence, Newsletter, Politics

10 Things in Politics: GOP’s salivating over Hunter Biden

Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Politics. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. LoadingSomething is loading. I'm Insider senior politics reporter Grace Panetta, filling in for Brent Griffiths. You can send me tips at [email protected] or @grace_panetta on Twitter.Here's what we're talking about today:With Jordan Erb. ...
Capitol Siege, Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Politics

In break from Trump, Mike Pence said he was’proud’ to certify the election and that’no single person’ should be able to choose the president

Mike Pence said Thursday he was "proud" to do his Constitutional duty and certify the election. "There is almost no idea more un-American than the idea that one person could choose the president," Pence said. It was a break from Trump, who continues to express discontent with Pence over the certification. See more stories on Insider's business page. In a speech Thursday, former Vice President Mike Pence broke from President Donald Trump by asserting he did his constitutional duty when he led the certification of the election results.Speaking at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California, Pence defended his actions on January 6, ...
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Pence privately said he was’proud’ of economic advisor Gary Cohn for blasting Trump over response to Charlottesville rally, book says

Gary Cohn was "alarmed" by Trump's response to the Charlottesville rally, according to a new book. Mike Pence reportedly praised Cohn after the economic advisor "unloaded" on Trump over the rally. WSJ reporter Michael C. Bender chronicled Trump's first term and what led to his 2020 loss. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. As the director of the National Economic Council, Gary Cohn was one of former President Donald Trump's most trusted advisors on issues pertaining to economic policy.However, after the 2017 "Unite the Right" white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left counterprotester Heath...
Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Politics

Mike Pence was booed and heckled with chants of’TRAITOR!’ at a conservative conference

Former VP Mike Pence was booed and heckled with chants of "Traitor!" at a conservative conference. Pence, widely expected to run for president in 2024, appeared at a Faith & Freedom Coalition event. Trump and his supporters have attacked Pence for not trying to overturn the 2020 election. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Vice President Mike Pence was booed and heckled with chants of "Traitor!" while speaking at a conservative conference in Florida. Pence, who is widely expected to run for president in 2024, appeared at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's "Road to the Majority" conference in Orlando, Florida. As Penc...