Mike Pence Files Paperwork to Run For President in 2024
Former Vice President Mike Pence (R) filed paperwork to run for president in 2024 on Monday, ahead of a reported announcement coming Wednesday.
For Context: Pence served as vice president under Former President Donald Trump from 2017 to 2021. The relationship between the two fractured after Pence certified the results of the 2020 election. Trump, alleging electoral fraud, publicly pressured Pence to not certify the results. The Hill’s (Center bias) coverage reported the two have not spoken in roughly two years. Despite this dispute, Pence has consistently spoken positively about serving in the Trump Administration. Before his time in the Trump Administration, Pence served as the governor of Indiana. Prior to that, he served six terms in the House of Representatives.
2024: Pence faces off against Trump, the leading candidate in the Republican primary race, as well as Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, Senator Tim Scott, Businessman Vivek Ramaswamy, and former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson.
How The Media Covered It: Outlets across the spectrum reported on the paperwork filing mildly, often low on the front page. The key to success for Pence, according to analysis across the spectrum, is to gain the support of evangelical Christian Republicans. CNN (Lean Left bias) stated that Pence “played a role in stopping” Trump’s attempt to “thwart democracy.” The Washington Examiner (Lean Right bias) called a primary race between two former running-mates “unprecedented.”
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