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Trump advisor says there is 'zero' chance the former president will pick Pence as his running mate if he runs in 2024: report

Then-Vice President Mike Pence and then-President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden on March 29, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Trump advisors told Politico that it's highly unlikely Mike Pence will be Trump's VP pick again. One aide even went so far as to say that there's "zero" chance Pence will be chosen. Trump has not made an official 2024 announcement yet, but has said he's seriously considering running. See more stories on Insider's business page. If former Pres...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, White House, Politico, Trends, Bloomberg, New Hampshire, South Dakota, United Nations, Fox News, Election, Campaign, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Trump


Pentagon watchdog assessing 'nuclear football' security after rioters got alarmingly close to one during Capitol siege

A US military aide carries the "president's emergency satchel," also known as the "nuclear football." AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The Pentagon inspector general is launching a review of "nuclear football" security. The evaluation follows the riot at the Capitol in January, when rioters came close to Pence and his football. The watchdog wants to know more about the plans if the satchel is "lost, stolen, or compromised." See more stories on Insider's business page. The Department of Defe...
Tags: Politics, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Cnn, Tennessee, Secret Service, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Dod, Schwartz, Capitol, Pence, Stephen Schwartz


Psaki says Trump does not need 'an embroidered invitation' to make a vaccine PSA

White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, July 19, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh Psaki rejected a suggestion for Biden to ask Trump to make a COVID-19 vaccine PSA. "We don't believe that requires an embroidered invitation to be a part of," she said. Every living former president, except Trump, has made such an announcement. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Cdc, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Psa, Jimmy Carter, Michelle Obama, Mitch McConnell, Fox News


A Trump supporter who stormed the Capitol told book author the rioters weren't there to 'steal things' or 'do damage': 'We were just there to overthrow the government'

US Capitol siege in Washington DC on January 6, 2021. Samuel Corum/Getty Images A Trump supporter who stormed the Capitol said the rioters "were just there to overthrow the government." Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Bender detailed her remarks in his new book, "Frankly, We Did Win This Election." "We weren't there to steal things," she said. "We weren't there to do damage." See more stories on Insider's business page. A Trump supporter said rioters were "just there to ov...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, Secret Service, Michigan, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Trump Supporters, Mike Pence, Capitol


Mike Pence keeps saying 'Black lives are not endangered by police' in a play for white voters as police disproportionately kill Blacks

Former Vice President Mike Pence Sean Rayford/Getty Images Former Vice President Mike Pence is workshopping a new line on Black Lives Matter. "Black lives are not endangered by police. Black lives are saved by police every single day." Only about 2 in 5 Republicans viewed police violence as a serious problem, a recent poll found. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Vice President Mike Pence has been rolling out a new line aimed at Black Lives Matter.Pence, who Insider r...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Gop, United States, New Hampshire, Iowa, Black Lives Matter, Black, Trump, Mike Pence, Granite State, Pence, Blue Lives Matter, Jake Lahut, George Floyd


Gen. Mark Milley reportedly warned Trump not to strike Iran: 'You're gonna have a f---ing war'

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Army General Mark Milley looks on after a briefing from senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room at the White House on October 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images Gen. Mark Milley reportedly warned Trump not to take military action against Iran. Milley told Trump "you're gonna have a f---ing war" with Iran if the US striked, per a new book. The book by the New Yorker's Susan Glasser and NYT'...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, Iraq, US, Trends, Iran, New York Times, Strike, Nuclear, Biden, Tehran, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence


10 Things in Politics: Pence's aides still get gov't checks

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Exclusive documents show which Pence aides are still getting government paychecksLA County is reimposing an indoor mask mandateMatt Gaetz campaign paid $25K to a lawyer who represented Jeffrey Epstein Former Vice President Mike Pence. Megan Varner/Getty Images 1. LIFE AFTER THE WHITE HOUSE: Mike Pence'...
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Mike Pence refused to leave the Capitol during the January 6 riot despite Secret Service agents urging him to evacuate, saying, 'I'm not getting in the car': book

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence presides over a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021. Saul Loeb - Pool/Getty Images Pence did not want to leave the Capitol as rioters stormed the building on January 6, a new book says. "I Alone Can Fix It" reveals how Pence wanted Congress to return to finish the electoral certification. "We can't let the world see that our process of confirming the next president can be delayed," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Book, Trends, Joe Biden, Indiana, Mitch McConnell, Secret Service, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Riot


Pence refused to leave the Capitol during the January 6 riot despite Secret Service agents urging him to evacuate, saying, 'I'm not getting in the car': book

Vice President Mike Pence presides over a joint session of Congress on January 6. Saul Loeb - Pool/Getty Images Pence did not want to leave the Capitol as rioters stormed it on January 6, a new book says. "I Alone Can Fix It" says he wanted Congress to return to finish the electoral certification. The world can't see "our process of confirming the next president can be delayed," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vice President Mike Pence refused to leave the Cap...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, Book, Trends, Joe Biden, Indiana, Mitch McConnell, Secret Service, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump


'This has to stop': Ivanka Trump repeatedly tried to convince Trump to tell his supporters to leave the Capitol on January 6, book says

Former President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump walk to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on January 4, 2020. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Ivanka Trump tried to get convince Trump to speak strongly against the Capitol riot, a book says. "I'm going down to my dad. This has to stop," she told her aides. The scene was reported in an excerpt of a forthcoming book by two Washington Post journalists. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ivanka Trump repeatedly ...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Graham, Donald Trump, Riot, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Mike Pence, Capitol, Donald J Trump, Oval Office, Ivanka


Jared Kushner said Trump put Pence in charge of the US coronavirus response because 'he didn't have anything else to do,' book says

Jared Kushner, left, and Mike Pence, right. Win McNamee/Getty Images Then-VP Mike Pence was put in charge of fighting the coronavirus when it emerged last year. A new book on the final year of Trump's presidency is shedding light on why that decision was made. Jared Kushner reportedly said that Pence got the job because "he didn't have anything else to do." See more stories on Insider's business page. An upcoming book has shed light into former President Donald Trump's thi...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, News UK, Michael Wolff, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Health And Human Services, Mike Pence, Donald J Trump, Pence, Philip Rucker, McNamee Getty


Pelosi feared Trump might use nuclear weapons in his last days in office, and asked a top general how stop it, book says

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence preside over the Electoral College vote certification for President-elect Joe Biden, during a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images Nancy Pelosi worried that Trump could use nuclear weapons in his last days in office, a book said. Pelosi expressed her concern to the top US military officer, according to "I Alone Can Fix It." CNN published par...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, House, News UK, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Capitol


Trump called Ashli Babbitt an 'innocent, wonderful, incredible woman' and suggested without evidence that a Democratic official was connected to her death

Former President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower in Manhattan on May 18, 2021. James Devaney/GC Images Ashli Babbitt was killed by police on January 6 while participating in the riot at the Capitol. Trump praised Babbitt, calling her "incredible" and asking for more answers about her death. Trump also suggested, without citing evidence, that a top Democrat was involved. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump praised Ashli Babbitt, the Capitol rioter ...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Congress, Trends, House, Manhattan, Air Force, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Capitol Police, Trump, Mike Pence, John Roberts, Capitol, Trump Tower, Maria Bartiromo


Six months after attack, fencing comes down around U.S. Capitol

By Richard Cowan | Reuters WASHINGTON – Workers began to remove the last of the high-security fence around the U.S. Capitol on Friday, more than six months after former President Donald Trump’s supporters launched a deadly assault on the home of the U.S. Congress. The eight-foot-high black mesh fencing at one point surrounded several blocks of Capitol Hill, interfering with pedestrian and vehicle traffic. The remaining sections, enclosing just the white-domed Capitol complex, will take about thr...
Tags: Politics, Crime, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, House, Courts, Senate Appropriations Committee, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Capitol Police, Trump


Trump threw a crumpled newspaper article at Pence and accused him of being 'so disloyal.' Pence threw it back at him, book says

Vice President Mike Pence speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a signing ceremony and meeting with the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic and the Prime Minister of Kosovo Avdullah Hoti in the Oval Office of the White House on September 4, 2020 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images Trump got upset and threw a newspaper article at Pence, per a new book. Pence threw the crumpled up paper back at Trump. The episode was described in Wall Street Journal reporter...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, Trends, Serbia, Newspaper, Donald Trump, Fight, Kosovo, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Mike Pence, Corey Lewandowski, Lewandowski, Oval Office


Rudy Giuliani's election fraud hotline was inundated with 'thousands of dick pics' and animal porn, new book says

Rudolph Giuliani, attorney for President Donald Trump, conducts a news conference at the Republican National Committee on lawsuits regarding the outcome of the 2020 presidential election on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc. via Getty Images Giuliani's election fraud hotline was inundated with dick pics and animal porn, a new book said. The photos, videos, and other "virulent screeds" forced people manning the hotline to beg for other duties. The Trump campaign...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington, White House, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Getty, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Mike Pence


10 Things in Politics: Trump alums are the new GOP establishment

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:The MAGA diaspora: These are the 327 most important lobbyists, authors, and consultants in Trump's post-White House influence network3:30 a.m. retail shifts, delivering takeout all weekend: How Capitol Hill workers resort to 2nd jobs to survive on low congressional payThe latest on Tropical Storm Elsa as it ...
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MAGA Diaspora: We're tracking the 327 most important lobbyists, authors, and consultants in Trump's post-White House influence network

Getty Images; iStock; Skye Gould/Insider Insider sought information on the whereabouts of 327 of the most prominent Trump administration alumni. Our four-part series of stories includes a comprehensive database tracking key people in their new jobs. We also published articles about Trump alumni building new MAGA-minded groups and finding work in Congress. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump remains a powerful presence in American politics despite being deplatform...
Tags: Politics, Congress, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Cabinet, Ben Carson, Trump, Mike Pence, Hope Hicks, John Bolton, Rex Tillerson, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Team Trump


Pence got 10 minutes to talk about 'how hard he was working' during weekly lunches before Trump turned on the TV and began complaining, book says

Then-Vice President Mike Pence and then-President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden on March 29, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence met weekly for lunch. The lunches were a chance for Pence to tell Trump "how hard he was working for him," a new book says. Pence typically got 10 minutes to do this before Trump turned on the TV and described his latest grievances, according to Michael Wolff. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Michael Wolff, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Mike Pence, Oval Office, Pence, Rose Garden, Wolff


Trump called the White House Coronavirus Task Force 'that f---ing council that Mike has': book

US President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence answers questions during the daily briefing of the coronavirus task force in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 27, 2020, in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images Trump blasted the White House COVID-19 task force as a "f---ing council," a new book says. "Nightmare Scenario" describes Pence and Birx as having a good working relationship. Trump, however, "didn't want anyone to exert leadership" on the task force, ...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Trump, Health And Human Services, Mike Pence, Mike, Housing and Urban Development, Rose Garden


'Are you f---ing kidding me?': A Pence staffer blew up over his WSJ op-ed praising the Trump administration's COVID-19 response, a new book says

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A Pence staffer erupted over his June 2020 Wall Street Journal op-ed on COVID-19, a new book says. "Do you know how stupid this makes [Pence] look?" Pence's coronavirus advisor told his speechwriter. The scene is detailed in a new book by two Washington Post journalists. See more stories on Insider's business page. An aide to former Vice President Mike Pence exploded after she read his Wall Street Journal op-ed in June 2020 that praised the Trump admi...
Tags: Health, Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Dhs, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, WSJ, Trump, Mike Pence, Troye, Pence


'Are you f---ing kidding me?': A Mike Pence staffer blew up over his WSJ op-ed praising the Trump administration's COVID-19 response, a new book says

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A Mike Pence staffer erupted at his June 2020 Wall Street Journal op-ed on COVID-19. "Do you know how stupid this makes [Pence] look?" Olivia Troye, then Pence's coronavirus advisor, told his speechwriter. The scene is detailed in a new book by two Washington Post journalists. See more stories on Insider's business page. An aide to former Vice President Mike Pence exploded after she read his Wall Street Journal op-ed last June that praised the Trump ...
Tags: Health, Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Dhs, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Trump, Mike Pence, Troye


Pence was more worried about COVID-19 privately than in his public appearances and was 'rattled' by his press secretary contracting the virus: book

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a coronavirus briefing in February 2020. Alex Wong/Getty Images Pence was more worried about COVID-19 in private than he let on in public, according to a new book. In the book "Nightmare Scenario," Pence's close relationships with infected colleagues was detailed. After Pence's communications director was infected, he wouldn't allow his chief of staff into his office. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics dai...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Iowa, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, Rose, Mike Pence, Troye, Pence, Yasmeen Abutaleb, Stephen Miller, Paletta, Katie Miller


Rudy Giuliani falsely assured Trump 'there is no question' the Constitution gave Pence 'the authority not to certify' the 2020 election, new book says

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Briefing Room of the White House on September 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Giuliani repeatedly and falsely told Trump that Pence could overturn the election, per a new book. Michael Wolff's "Landslide" details the chaotic response to the January 6 insurrection. A New York court recently suspended Giuliani's law license for 2 years over his el...
Tags: Politics, New York, Congress, Washington, White House, China, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Michael Wolff, Giuliani, Donald Trump, New York Magazine, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Communist Party


Trump's White House downplayed the Capitol riot as a mob stormed the building, with Ivanka Trump calling it 'an optics issue,' a new book says

Ivanka Trump. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images As the Capitol riot unfolded, Trump's White House did not immediately take the violence seriously. Ivanka Trump called the scene "an optics issue." The moment is described in a forthcoming book by author Michael Wolff. See more stories on Insider's business page. As a violent mob sieged the Capitol complex on January 6, former President Donald Trump and some of his aides at the White House did not take the chaos seriously at fi...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, News, Congress, White House, Trends, Fbi, Protests, Michael Wolff, Riots, Donald Trump, New York Magazine, Trump, Mike Pence, Capitol


Two aides believed Trump was 'gravely ill' when he had COVID and might not have made it out of medical facility: book excerpt

President Trump is shown working at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Oct. 3, 2020. Joyce N. Boghosian/The White House via AP The White House was in scrambles after former President Donald Trump's positive COVID-19 diagnosis. He was hospitalized at the Walter Reed Medical Center and was sicker than he wanted the public to know. An excerpt from a forthcoming book by two Washington Post reporters says at least two aides believed he would not make it out of...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Walter Reed, Trump, Mike Pence, Bethesda Md, Joyce, Melania, Mark Meadows, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Trump Administration


Homeland Security is worried that a conspiracy theory about Trump being reinstated as president in August will trigger violence

Former President Donald Trump speaks during the final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando on Sunday, Feb 28, 2021 in Orlando, FL. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Homeland Security is growing concerned about the Trump reinstatement theory, Politico reported. A top official said that while there is no credible threat linked to the theory, a team monitors online activity. Some people, including Trump himself, have tout...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, White House, Politico, Trends, Dhs, New York Times, News UK, Homeland Security, Rolling Stone, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Conspiracy Theory, Orlando


Homeland Security is worried that a conspiracy theory about Trump's reinstated as president in August will trigger violence

Former President Donald Trump speaks during the final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando on Sunday, Feb 28, 2021 in Orlando, FL. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Homeland Security is growing concerned about the Trump reinstatement theory, Politico reported. A top official said that while there is no credible threat linked to the theory, a team monitors online activity. Some people, including Trump himself, have tout...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, White House, Politico, Trends, Dhs, New York Times, News UK, Homeland Security, Rolling Stone, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Conspiracy Theory, Orlando


GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger rejects Pence likening Trump to Ronald Reagan, says there's 'no comparison' between the two

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger rejected former Vice President Pence's comparison of Trump to Ronald Reagan. "Reagan inspired. Trump destroyed. No comparison," Kinzinger tweeted in response to Pence. On Thursday, Pence also defended his role in certifying President Biden's 2020 electoral victory. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Thursday rejected former Vice Presid...
Tags: Politics, Minnesota, Putin, Congress, California, Russia, America, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Arizona, Republican Party


10 Things in Politics: GOP's salivating over Hunter Biden

Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Politics. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.I'm Insider senior politics reporter Grace Panetta, filling in for Brent Griffiths. You can send me tips at [email protected] or @grace_panetta on Twitter.Here's what we're talking about today:The GOP's salivating over Hunter Biden - again.Pence punches back at Trump over January 6.Rudy Giuliani's NY law license suspended over 2020 lies.With Jordan Erb.One thing to look out for to...
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