Pence, who was the target of Capitol insurrectionists on Jan. 6, skirts questions on whether Trump is fit to serve again in 2024

Former Vice President Mike Pence sits for an interview with the Associated Press, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, in New York.

Former VP Mike Pence continues to dodge questions on whether he thinks Donald Trump is fit for office.
Trump announced his 2024 presidential bid last week but got a muted GOP response with few endorsements.
Pence is said to be considering a 2024 run himself, though he has not yet committed. 

Former Vice President Mike Pence dodged questions about Donald Trump’s character and fitness for office in a recent wide-ranging interview with NBC News following the former president’s 2024 announcement. 

While Pence addressed the deadly insurrection at the Capitol on January 6, 2021 – during which rioters called for him to be hanged while Trump privately said “Mike deserves it” – he stopped short of clearly stating whether he thinks Trump is fit to serve.

He instead focused on the policies of their administration during his conversation with Chuck Todd in a “Meet the Press” interview that aired Sunday on NBC News.

“Is he fit to serve as President of the United States for another four years?” Todd asked directly, and repeatedly, during the interview. 

“I really do believe that’s a decision for the American people,” Pence replied. “President Trump has now announced his intention to seek reelection.”

“Is it your opinion? Don’t you think your opinion matters to the American people?” Todd asked. “I mean, and how about this? The fact that you may run, are you sending that message without saying it?”

“I’ll keep you posted on whether I’m going to run or not. But I do think we’ll have better choices,” Pence said. “But what I won’t do is I won’t join those that want to dismiss the four years of our administration and all that we accomplished for the American …read more

Source:: Businessinsider

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