Pence’s revenge: VP turns star witness against Trump in Jan. 6 case

Posted on AllSides August 3rd, 2023
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Politics, Mike Pence, 2020 Election, January 6, Donald Trump, Trump Indictment, Justice
Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP

Former President Donald Trump once called his vice president a “wimp” and the “p-word” for refusing to block Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s presidential victory.

Now Mike Pence has turned against Mr. Trump and become a star witness in a federal criminal case that could land the ex-president in prison for decades.

Special counsel Jack Smith’s four-count indictment of Mr. Trump on charges he undertook a “criminal scheme” to remain in office despite losing the election features a set of contemporaneous notes by Mr. Pence. The former vice president dutifully handed over the notes to federal prosecutors

The notes detailed...

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