Washington: His former Vice President Mike Pence has also jumped into the fray to compete with Donald Trump in the US election.
According to the US media, Mike Pence has stood up to his former boss, who was Donald Trump’s vice president, and who narrowly escaped defeat at the hands of the January 6th rioters, in his bid for the Republican presidential nomination next year. Candidacy has been announced.
Although Pence has filed papers with the Federal Election Commission, he will make the official debut on Wednesday at a ceremony in Iowa to mark his 64th birthday.
According to The Guardian, Pence’s move has long been expected but he has never topped the polls, finishing third in the race behind former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley.
Other candidates include South Carolina Senator Tim Scott, former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy. Trump, Nikki Haley, Ron DeSantis are also in the running for the Republican nomination.
In public opinion polls, Trump continues to lead the nomination of the presidential candidate, it should be noted that the candidate who receives the Republican nomination will fight against President Joe Biden next year.