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In GOP Rematch, 'the Sand Is Going Through the Hourglass'

Time is running out to gain ground on Trump as 2nd Republican presidential debate takes place

(Newser) - The way things stood Monday remain how they stand just hours before the Republican presidential debate Wednesday in California, with two notable candidates not expected to take the stage. FOX 26 Houston reports that former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson didn't make the cut, while former President Trump, far and...

Poll Suggests Trump Could Pay for Sitting Out GOP Debate

Frontrunner slips 6 points as several rivals are on the rise

(Newser) - A poll taken after the Republican presidential debate has found changes in the race, with several candidates inching up and the absent frontrunner losing a bit of support. The Emerson College poll showed Donald Trump falling from 56% support among people who plan to vote in a GOP primary to...

The GOP Debate Was Feisty. Who Won?
The GOP Debate
Was Feisty. Who Won?

The GOP Debate Was Feisty. Who Won?

Former President Trump is the 'clear winner,' per Vox

(Newser) - Without former President Trump on stage, the eight "underdogs" taking part in the first Republican presidential primary debate Wednesday in Milwaukee had the opportunity to "differentiate themselves in the field," reports the New York Times . Many seized on the chance and "at certain points, you could...

Fox News Bars Trump Team From Post-Debate Coverage
Fox News Bars Trump Team
From Post-Debate Coverage
the rundown

Fox News Bars Trump Team From Post-Debate Coverage

Eight GOP candidates will be on the stage Wednesday night in Milwaukee

(Newser) - Nine candidates may have the numbers to officially qualify for the first Republican debate Wednesday night, but only eight will be on the stage. Coverage:
  • The eight: Candidates on stage will Ron DeSantis, Tim Scott, Nikki Haley, Mike Pence, Chris Christie, Vivek Ramaswamy, Doug Burgum, and Asa Hutchinson, reports the

First GOP Debate Now Has Eight Qualifiers

Mike Pence is the latest to make the threshold

(Newser) - Mike Pence and former President Trump have been sniping at each from afar of late, and they might now face each other in person. The former vice president has become the eighth Republican candidate to qualify for the first GOP debate on Aug. 23, reports Fox News . Pence qualified by...

Pence: If Called to Testify in Trump Case, Here's What I'll Do

Former VP says he'll comply with the law, tell the truth

(Newser) - What will Mike Pence do if called to testify in the case against former President Trump for alleged election interference? "I have no plans to testify, but, look, we'll always comply with the law," he said in a CNN interview that aired Sunday on State of the ...

Trump Lawyer: Pence Could Deliver Acquittal

John Lauro also raises a 'technical violation' of Constitution defense

(Newser) - A lawyer for Donald Trump said Sunday that he'd be pleased to see former Vice President Mike Pence on the witness stand when his client is tried on charges that he tried to overturn the 2020 election results. "I read his book very carefully, and if he testifies...

Pence Is Now Selling 'Too Honest' Merch

Campaign seeks to capitalize on quote about him attributed to Trump in new indictment

(Newser) - The latest indictment of Donald Trump alleges that he faulted Mike Pence for being "too honest," and now Pence is trying to make sure people don't forget it. The Pence 2024 campaign has begun selling merchandise with that phrase, reports the Washington Examiner . "Too Honest" hats...

Pence: Trump Was Surrounded by 'Crackpot Lawyers'

Former VP steps up criticism of onetime boss

(Newser) - Mike Pence declined to comment on the merits of the latest federal indictment of Donald Trump on Wednesday—but the former vice president did step up his criticism of his onetime boss. He said he "dismissed" Trump's demand that he reject the Electoral College results on Jan. 6,...

Mike Pence Pays Surprise Visit to Ukraine

Former VP hopes to make US support of the country a campaign issue

(Newser) - Former Vice President Mike Pence made a surprise visit to Ukraine on Thursday, meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and touring the war-torn country as it fights Russian aggression. Pence, who this month launched his campaign for the Republican nomination for president, has been deeply critical of Russian President Vladimir...

At Town Hall, Pence Slams Trump's Putin Remarks

'I know the difference between a genius and a war criminal'

(Newser) - Mike Pence played up the achievements of what he calls the "Trump/Pence" administration at a CNN town hall on Wednesday night while also trying to draw a contrast between himself and his former boss. In what CNN describes as his "sharpest criticism" of Trump at the Iowa event,...

Pence's Launch Video Puts Biden on Blast—Not Trump

Former vice president goes after the 'radical left'

(Newser) - Mike Pence filed his paperwork to enter the 2024 race on Tuesday and followed up with a launch video on Wednesday. One thing that stands out to the Hill is that the nearly 3-minute video does not directly mention former President Trump or feature an image of Pence's former...

Former VP Mike Pence Enters 2024 Race

He files the paperwork, will have campaign launch on Wednesday in Iowa

(Newser) - Mike Pence is now a candidate for president. While the former vice president will launch his campaign in Iowa on Wednesday, his team filed the formal paperwork to enter the race on Monday with the Federal Election Commission, reports the Guardian . Pence will have a CNN town hall that same...

Mike Pence Is in the Clear Over Classified Documents

Justice Department won't file charges after classified material was found at his home

(Newser) - Mike Pence won't face criminal charges related to the discovery of classified documents at his Indiana home. The Department of Justice sent a letter to Pence's attorney on Thursday informing him that, after an investigation into the potential mishandling of classified information, no criminal charges will be sought,...

Report: Mike Pence Will Launch Campaign Next Week

Sources say he will make announcement in June 7 speech in Iowa

(Newser) - Former Vice President Mike Pence is getting ready to challenge his former boss for the Republican nomination—but insiders say he won't kick off his campaign in Indiana, the state he used to govern. Instead, Pence plans to launch his White House bid with a speech in Des Moines,...

Trump's Next Town Hall Won't Go Out Live

June 1 event in Iowa will be hosted by Fox's Sean Hannity

(Newser) - Former President Trump is following up his CNN town hall event with one on another network he often maligns—Fox News. The network says the frontrunner for the 2024 GOP nomination will join host Sean Hannity for a town hall in Iowa on Thursday, the Hill reports. The network says...

Christie Rips Trump's Reaction to Verdict

Pence says voters aren't focused on trial

(Newser) - One potential rival for the GOP presidential nomination is not buying Donald Trump's claim made after a federal jury found the former president liable for sexual abusing and defaming E. Jean Carroll. "His response yesterday to me was ridiculous, that he didn't even know the woman,"...

Trump's Effort to Block Pence Testimony Rejected
Pence Testifies
Before Trump
Grand Jury


Pence Testifies Before Trump Grand Jury

Former vice president spent hours in the DC courthouse

(Newser) - Former Vice President Mike Pence testified Thursday before a federal grand jury investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol and former President Donald Trump's effort to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. People who have knowledge of the appearance but who weren't authorized to discuss...

Pence Suggests Decision Deadline

Pence Suggests Decision Deadline

Potential presidential candidate won't commit but notes Iowa presence

(Newser) - Former Vice President Mike Pence wouldn't quite commit to running for president in an interview with CBS' Robert Costa but, when asked which way he was leaning, answered, "Well, I'm here in Iowa, Robert." Pence has made appearances in Iowa, which will hold the first GOP...

Pence Drops Fight to Avoid Testifying to Grand Jury

Trump could still appeal judge's decision, however

(Newser) - Former Vice President Mike Pence will testify before a grand jury investigating any efforts by his old boss to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. Pence has decided against appealing the decision by a judge that mostly rejected his arguments, and former President Donald Trump's, to limit...

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