December 8, 2021

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What, exactly, is Mike Pence doing?

Former Vice President Mike Pence has remained steadfast in his decision to defy Donald Trump and certify the 2020 election, but at the same time is trying to fully embrace his legacy with Trump. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza tries to dissect Pence’s tightrope walk to set up his political future for 2024.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:

Pence contradicts Trump on January 6, calling plan to decertify 2020 election ‘un-American’
https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/24/politics/mike-pence-donald-trump-january-6/index.html

‘Almost no idea more un-American’: Pence breaks with Trump on Jan. 6
https://www.politico.com/news/2021/06/25/pence-trump-jan-6-496237

Fact check: No, Pence can’t overturn the election results
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/fact-check-no-pence-can-t-overturn-election-results-n1252869

New timeline shows just how close rioters got to Pence and his family
https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2021/01/15/mike-pence-close-call-capitol-riot-foreman-vpx.cnn

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CREDITS
Writer: Chris Cillizza
Producer: Moira Donohue
The Point Editor: Leigh Munsil
Video Editor: Michelle Cho

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