Former US Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday that “history Donald Trump will be held accountable.” for for him role in January 6, 2021, attack on US Capitol Building, one of The most severe reprimands he’d ever given of for him former boss.
was a penny in Capitol building at thousands of Trump supporters violated building in Attempt to prevent Congress from ratifying it results of The 2020 presidential election, which Trump lost to President Joe Biden.
As the constitutional vice president role of Senate President, Pence was presiding over What has always been a ceremonial task of Approval votes of The Electoral College selects the president and vice president.
Throughout the siege, Trump sent several tweets, one Connection on Republicansfightand others made false Claims of Voter fraud. he also Penny slammed for certify results.
It was President Trump wrongPence told the assembled reporters and their guests at the Gridiron Dinner, an annual white tie event in Washington, DC
“I had no right to overturn the election and his reckless words threatened me family And everyone in the capital that day and me know that history Donald Trump will be held accountable.”
penny who Think about a run for Republican nomination for 2024 presidential election, moved to safety By applying the law during attack.
They rarely occur on January 6th in months after the accident but has since increased his criticism of hooligans and behavior of for him former boss that day.
He strongly criticized Trump’s behavior in Recently media interviews and in Issued notes in November, Trump charged of which puts him at risk family.
Still, Pence comments on Saturday was among the most pointed out so far.
“What happened way He said, “It was a disgrace.” way. As long as I am liveI will never minimize their injuries, lives lost, or heroism of law enforcement on On that tragic day.”