Mike Pence Launches Conservative Advocacy Group

Headline Roundup April 7th, 2021

On Wednesday, former Vice President Mike Pence announced the creation of a political advocacy group that combines the Make American Great Again movement and traditional conservative values.

The "Advancing American Freedom" group will enable Pence to maintain his political profile and serve as his vehicle to help defend Trump-era policies. It is likely to focus on issues such as immigration and border security, while opposing President Biden's infrastructure plan that raises corporate tax rates.

Mike Pence Launches Conservative Advocacy Group

From the Right
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Former Vice President Mike Pence is re-emerging publicly with the launch of an advocacy group that combines traditional conservatism and the Make America Great Again movement.

Pence, perhaps with an eye on a 2024 presidential run, is chairman of Advancing American Freedom, which will seek to promote the Trump-Pence administration's accomplishments while building a "winning formula for a broader coalition," aides told the Washington Examiner.

Former President Donald Trump expressed support for Pence's venture in a statement to the Examiner.

"It was the most successful first term in American history,"...

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From the Left

Former Vice President Mike Pence is beginning to reemerge after the end of the Trump administration with the launch of a new group to counter the policies of the Biden administration and the Democratic-controlled Congress.

The former vice president has mostly kept out of public view since Inauguration Day, focusing mostly on some early work with conservative organizations and the arrival of a new grandchild. But on Wednesday, he launched Advancing American Freedom, an entity, he said in a statement, that would "promote the pro-freedom policies of the last four...

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From the Center

Former Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday announced the creation of a new political advocacy group, his latest step to remain involved in the conservative movement as he plots out his political future.

Pence launched Advancing American Freedom, which he said would defend conservative values while opposing the Biden administration's agenda.

“Advancing American Freedom plans to build on the success of the last four years by promoting traditional Conservative values and promoting the successful policies of the Trump Administration,” Pence said in a statement. "Conservatives will not stand idly...

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