Former Vice President Mike Pence rebuked Trump’s claims he had the ability to halt Congress’ certification of Joe Biden on January 6th. During a speech at the Reagan Library on Pence reiterated that he did not have the Constitutional power to reject electoral votes for Joe Biden.
Pence says it would have been unlawful for him to hand Trump a second term. Pence says he's proud of his actions on Jan 6.
"The truth is there's almost no idea more un-American than the notion that any one person could choose the American president." pic.twitter.com/milMk3hSfY
— Jan Wolfe (@JanNWolfe) June 25, 2021
The Hill reports:
“Now there are those in our party who believe that in my position as presiding officer over the joint session that I possess the authority to reject or return electoral votes certified by the states,” Pence said. “The Constitution provides the vice president with no such authority before the joint session of Congress.”
Some Republicans, including former President Trump, called for Pence to reject electoral votes on Jan. 6.
“And the truth is, there is almost no idea more un-American than the notion that any one person could choose the American president,” Pence said. “And I will always be proud that we did our part on that tragic day to reconvene the Congress and fulfilled our duty under the Constitution.”
Pence has been rejected by some in his party due to his stance on the issue, and was recently heckled during a speech at a conservative conference.
Pence has previously said he’s unsure if he and Trump will ever see eye-to-eye on the events of January 6th.
Just like Trump should stop talking about election fraud and himself, Pence needs to stop virtue signaling with his certification of likely fraudulent election results on 1/6/21. If Pence thinks he’d have a shot as the Republican presidential candidate in 2024, he needs to drop this line, pronto.
I wouldn’t vote for him ever.
Why exactly should Trump stop talking about OBVIOUS, BLATANT, WIDESPREAD ELECTION FRAUD. THOSE WILLING TO ACCEPTBIT ARE AMERICA HATING CORRUPT SHIT WHO DO NOT DESERVE TO CONSUME OUR AIR!
Obvious voter fraud! Pence is weak
So far I see at least 12 states that should AUDIT their own 2020 STEAL.
Would not vote for Pence, shot himself in the foot as far as I’m concerned!!! Bye bye Pence!!!
iT SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED THAT ONE PERSON CAN SELECT THE VICE PRESIDENT….A HEARTBNEAT AWAY FORMTHE PRESIDENCY.
No one knew that Pence lacked integrity. They need to investigate high candidates more.
pence needs to just become invisible an not run for office anymore cause he will have hard time getting republicans to vote for him anymore other than rinos an dems
Running for office as a Judas is not thought to be a very smart thing to do—just evaporate, personally I delete his “e” mails.
Hillary is the Queen of BLACKMAIL. Think PizzaGate.
globalist puppet pence will not go further right than a globalist puppet, rino criminal party .
Pence is just another Rommney, loser! America does not need him. The more he runs his mouth the less I think of him!
Could not agree more
Poor guy was probably caught on camera and was blackmailed.
He can now kiss ANY possibility of future politics goodby…not even democrats respect traitors… and he IS ONE !!!
what is a bneat?
Pence “the betrayer” only gets one shot & he blew it!
Before they (the democrats) de-throne the 18 wheeler driver , using the 25th, both Kamala and Nancy need to be given their “walking papers”.
And I think it’s unamerican for Democrats to cheat and put someone like Joe Biden in OUR White house that has no idea what day of the week it is
The old Senile Joe only knows what his handlers tell him. No day discussed and you are right he is lost even at that question!
Follow the money trail of world war Four (#3 started in korea 1950) and see just ewhom the New world Order bankers really are–believe me recent suicided Mc Ac=kvee KNEW TOO MUCH. Gary
globalists and globalist puppet $oro$ are globalist puppet, chester the molester biden handlers .
Sadly Joe Biden is a rocket scientists compared to all the other democrats that just shows you how mentally ill and brain dad the pedophiles are
obama running the show
Obama was raised by communists and has never been other than a VERY USEFUL IDIOT .
Hmmm 🤔 Obama has never grown up
globalists and globalist puppet $oro$ ran the show under globalist puppet, barry soetoro and his husband big MIKE and globalists and globalist puppet are running the show under globalist puppet, chester the molester biden .
China Joe is naught but a TOOL of communist bankers.
globalist puppet, chester the molester biden is naught but a TOOL of globalist bankers .
globalists and globalist puppet $oro$ use their voter fraud to appoint the best globalist puppet available .
Say What???? A number of states wanted additional time (10 days) to recheck/audit before certification by senate. Needed a House Member and a Senate Member to challenge. First on list was Arizona to challenge, but the worst disaster since the Civil War happened (?????) The Surge of Lennen_____whoops The Capital. The vote certification thousands of sworn statement election not on the up and up, why are so many Rinos and Demon Rats not wanting investigating/forensic audits (not recounts)???? The surge, who killed Ashley? Fake Trump supporters? Hard core radical instigators? Cops suddenly leaving broken windows/an invite in? FBI involved? No reinforcements yet known problems well before event? Pelosi in charge of Capitol Police? No speedy trials or charges? Unseen videos? Video of Trump supporters working with Police to stay legal? All guilty pleas under duress? Police opening the doors/moving barriers? Mike we supported you, your actions/lack of (remember Thomas Jefferson”s), time to take it with your lovely wife and go back under a rock. Don’t believe you only brought peace….God Save America for your actions.
god is too busy blessing globalists and globalist puppet $oro$ and globalist puppet democrat criminal party and globalist puppet rino criminal party and globalist puppet fbi CRIMINAL organisation and globalist media and globalist puppet, libby snow flake sheep AND altar boy raping priests .
God has nothing to do with the evil in this country. Look in the mirror and you will see.
Joe is an idiot
Just like the globalist puppet, libby snow flake sheep that voted for him but not enough idiots voted for him so globalists simply had to stop counting votes and manipulate numbers to appoint globalist puppet, chester the molester biden .
I think Pence just spoke his political obituary!
Unless he is going dim wit.
IF HE DARES TO SPEAK===he will be another: plane wreck or suicide.
And he is so boring to boot
Old Pence just proved he is a part of the cesspool of the establishment. Traitors all. Guess he does not want to see the results of the AZ vote Audit either before he says he thinks old Senile Joe won.
it was in his eyes all along, surely I was not the only one that saw him as a Judas. Gary
I saw it too but hoped against hope that Trump knew something different or he wouldn’t have picked him. But then I’m not good at chess either, let alone 5D chess.
Can you say, “the end of any presidential aspirations for him.”
Mr Pence…Your 1 man opinion shouldn’t decide the president…but what about the 75 million people who voted for Mr Trump…you let them down… also, to state that you are proud of yourself …what a hypocrite, You should absolutely be ashamed of yourself… you will never get my vote again!
globalist puppet pence is proud of the bribes that globalists and globalist puppet $oro$ paid him to preach globalist agendas and hate America .
It could be that Mr. Pence was operating according to principle. Yet I think he lacked the nerve and took the path of least resistance. A local commentator surmised that Mr. Pence’s decision reveals his underlying presidential aspirations. But all decisions have consequences. His decision resulted in the ruin of the Nation’s rule of law. Massive aversion and revulsion among Republicans would suggest that any such aspirations of Mr. Pence are most unlikely to succeed.
many consider him a weak man that crumbled under threats by (like jeffery Epstein) BLACKMAILERS.
A suggestion to Pence. Shut up about the election. You are making it sound like you need to keep explaining what you did. You have to know that audits are being done in various states and criminal activity on the 2020 election is showing the election was fraud committed by democrat commies. Biden said ” I have the best fraud campaign committee ever.,” And it looks like he wasn’t kidding. Pence, let the audits do their job and stop making it look like you think you should have done differently if you want to run as Vice President or President, okay. Stand your ground on the decision you made that it was what you thought appropriate at the time and that’s now past, it can’t be changed if you wanted it to be changed. Say that and than mention or don’t answer any questions on that choice again. Everybody makes decisions in their lives, some bad, some excellent and some so, so. Everybody.
Exactly. It was in October, 2020 that Biden went on record saying that they have put together the “greatest voter fraud organization in history”. WHY is no-one in the media talking about this???
Hillary is still whining about the election having been “stolen” from her in 2016 but when Trump says the same–and in his case it IS true–he’s made out to be the villain.
Sad to see the demise of our once great country.
Simple answer to your question is that 90% of Our (current) media is in the hands of Six small groups .
Because globalists and globalist puppet $oro$ committed the voter fraud to appoint globalist puppet, chester the molester biden and globalists own the media .
globalists and globalist puppet $oro$ bribed globalist puppet pence well to help him make his bad decision .
Pence is a wimp
All too true
Just like all his other globalist puppet democrat criminal party and just like all his other globalist puppet rino criminal party .
Talk about irrelevant. He keeps popping up to remind us that he threw away any chance of running for president on 01/06/21, unless of course he starts identifying as a donkey. Nah, they don’t want him either.
people that are being blackmailed are SHY.
So Pence is proud of not overturning the election. He needs to rethink that. The real election had already been overturned by massive fraud, massive theft. As I remember, the legislators of the state of State of Pennsylvania had effectively taken back their rightful authority, to retract what they decided was not a lawful electoral vote, on their part, and present whatever lawful paperwork was necessary, and offer it in trade for what they realized was bogus. That would have transferred their electoral vote to Trump instead of Biden. Trump would have then won the election, preventing the overturn that had been perpetrated by Bidens people.
Pence is just another dem , historically they have been rejection of the electoral College votes and an audit has been taking place, rejecting the votes didn’t mean Pence is deciding who will be POTUS so good riddance for the mole that the dem party place on TRUMP to destroy his administration from within, he knew every single thing TRUMP was planning to do,
Pence can’t stand the man. Ever since I heard he got a letter at old man Bush’s funeral. Along with all of the other crooks, I have been waiting for Pence to screw our President. Don’t come back to Indiana. We don’t want you!
Bush was notified that the TRAITOR Mc Stain was offered a chance to off himself v/s a firing squad–His wife is in the enemy camp–wake the”FG” up!
Your headline is misleading. Shame on you.I expect this crap on leftist sites, not conservative ones. Pence did not say he was ”proud that Biden was POTUS”. He was proud to do his job, which he did. It doesn’t mean he liked it.
WAKE UP PENCE was/is a TURNCOAT.
Exactly right! I can’t believe our side is stooping to the slimey tactics of the Democrats, but they are. Twisting the facts and telling lies. Makes me furious!
In My humble opinion V.P. Pence crumbled to blackmail and betrayed HIS President. Roll over dude You have shot your wad and are caught up as wanting. Fade away.
Can’t believe Mike Pence said this
He didn’t. What he said was that he was proud to do his duty.
Pence is an idiot and lost all credibility from the Republicans. HE might as well become a Democrat and do the Republican party a favor.
The farthest right globalist puppet pence will ever move is to globalist puppet, rino criminal party .
and who says Pence didn’t have the authority to reject the electoral votes from states that violated their own election laws. He could have easily given them 10 days to validate their votes.
The President told him he had the authority. The SCOTUS already refused to hear anything about it.
Pence stabbed us all in the back worse than John McCain ever did. Look at what we have going on now because of it……
Pence had nothing to lose if he would have said something in protest (before actually carrying out the procedure to certify the electoral votes) just to let everyone know that he & President Trump were not in agreement with the electoral votes for Biden. He also could have also outright refused to certify the votes at all if he wanted to. If he believed the election was rigged he may have been too afraid to show any dissent. He never really said if he thought there was a problem with the election so it’s possible that he accepted the outcome or maybe he decided for various reasons that he no longer wanted to be vice president, have any connection with Trump. He may have been real happy that everything turned out the way it did. He’s a traitor!!!
In any case, look what is happening to our country now. You have to be stupid to not realize that we are losing what was a great country because of the current Administration.
15 million people–not one. To say nothing of the fraudulent votes for Biden that were counted as legitimate. Pence should not be “proud!”
Old Joey boy need to be certified for the mental hospital along with the turncoat Pence.
If two different “slates of electors” from the same state, came to him each nominating a different candidate…doesn’t it, not mean, that there’s a disputed election “result” in that state❓Pence just got exposed, “big-time” for what he really is…and, all that self-righteous posing didn’t cover it❗️
I have LOST all respect for Pence! He was a RHINO and one of the leakers in the Trump administration! He’ll have my vote EVER!
Commie scum bag. God hater.
What kind of an e-go is that – no one asked him to pick a president, just do his job and don’t count the chickens before they hatch (or the votes before they are verified).
Pence makes me wish he was out of politics altogether. He is no friend to our Republic. He is one if not the worst RHINOS I know of.
I think pence maybe inbred with Mitt Romney and liz Cheney
Just keeps shooting himself in the foot!
Pence is a gutless boring no personality traitor. I would not vote for him if you put a gun to my head. If Pence is the Republican nominee I will stay home and not vote for anyone. F_ _k Mike Pence!!!!
Go join the marxists Mickey. You will never be elected dog catcher by anyone with a mind! I would vote for a communist before you!
Honest Presidents never see eye to eye with dishonest Vice Presidents
globalist puppet $oro$ will work hard to use his voter fraud to appoint globalist puppet pence .
I have heard rumors that Mike pence let’s hunter Biden have sex with his wife
That just shows what a Rhino you are, and how stupid you are.
No Pence, there were over 80 million who elected President Trump! He is still my president and not the clown who cheated to take a spot in the WH, thanks to you!
Pence is like Biden in many ways, but at least Biden doesn’t try to hide his duplicitous ways.
Pence folded & collapsed like ‘house of cards’…when push came to shove, it was his actions/decisions that precipitated in the “so-called” insurrection on 6th January, he may or may not be a RINO, but he certainly proved himself a career-politician & a gainsayer, on that day❗️
Mike Pence is an anti American GOD hating lying, low life disgraceful TRAITOR. He is solely to blame for the corruption that is rapidly infesting our country. GOD DAMN HIM. PAINFUL TERMINAL DISEASE IS IN ORDER FOR THIS SATANIC SOROS OWNED SPINELESS COWARD NUTLESS WIMP.
Pence is more of a idiot than I thought
Come to find out MIKE pence is Michelle Obama’s gay lover
He says he’s proud?! Proud for certifying false votes?! Well we’re proud to tell him to kiss our butts and that we will never vote for him! How’s that for being proud!
Pence said he was proud he fulfilled his duty. NEVER did he say that he was proud to certify Biden. PLEASE DO NOT TWIST THINGS INTO SOMETHING THEY ARE NOT, LIKE THE DEMOCRATS DO ON EVERYTHING!
I used to truly like the mild mannered VP,
But now I’m not sure what I think of him. Just know that I would not vote for him if he ran for President in 2024. Because once you lose the trust it’s not easily restored !! Sorry Mike!
I use to be proud of Amanda Head, but now she is doing the same thing the slimy Democrats do. She twists and distort things, PLUS by no approving my posts, she is suppressing Free Speech. Pence said he was proud to do his duty. He never said he was proud that Biden was certified.
Pence turned out to be another Rhino. He turned on Trump for political advancement. He will never get my vote.
Mike Pence, the fairy do-gooder boy! Might as well be like a bear only this time stay asleep. Name one venture you accomplished as a Vice President? The world could wait forever because there was nothing you achieved!!!!!!!
Just like most of these RINOs…Pence can pretend to be Captain America, but obviously, doesn’t have the “testicular fortitude” for the job❗️
No conservatives who support Trump and America First will vote for or give a penny to Mike Pence. He is history and if he were to win the RINO choice for any office, he will loose that election. If I were to pass him on the street – I would try to spit in his face.