Pence says former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows ‘did not serve the president well’

Then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, right, looks on as then-Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a meeting with Amy Coney Barrett on Capitol Hill on September 29, 2020.

Mike Pence on NBC News said he was “disappointed” in ex-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows’ tenure.
He said “it was clear” that Meadows swayed Trump against the White House coronavirus briefings.
The former vice president felt that the briefings served the public well earlier in the pandemic.

Former Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday said he was “disappointed” in the tenure of former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, arguing that the ex-Trump aide “did not serve the president well.”

During an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Pence made it clear that he was less than thrilled with Meadows’ performance when the former North Carolina congressman served in the White House from March 2020 to January 2021.

“The president’s got to rely on his senior team. What General John Kelly did when he became White House chief of staff, and what frankly all the best White House chiefs of staff have done throughout history, is make sure that the only people that get into the Oval Office are people that have the credibility to be there. And they make sure that the president understands what they’re coming to talk about, so he’s in a position to be able to make the decisions that only a president can make,” Pence said.

“General Kelly created that order, and sadly, when he left Mick Mulvaney I think did his level best as an interim chief of staff to bring that about,” he continued to say. “But I was disappointed in Mark Meadows’ performance as chief of staff, particularly at the end. From very early on, when it …read more

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