This Monday, Former Vice President Mike Pence nominated for the White Houseaccording to documents of the Federal Electoral Commission (FEC), for which he will face his former partner Donald Trump in the 2024 Republican primaries.
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Pence, an evangelical conservative and fierce opponent of abortion, will make his national presentation in a live televised event at 9:00 p.m. local time next Thursday, June 8.
During Trump’s tenure, Pence served as a loyal vice president. who approached the religious right and was always willing to defend the president against any accusation.
After years of loyalty to Trump, he walked away when a mob of supporters of the then president stormed Congress on January 6, 2021.
That day Pence ignored Trump’s claim to frustrate the session in which Congress was to validate the electoral victory of Democrat Joe Biden.
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since the riotsPence has criticized Trump for endangering his family and others that dayand has stressed his differences with the former president on issues ranging from the handling of Russian leader Vladimir Putin to the right to abortion.