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Marc Short, who served as chief of staff to former Vice President Mike Pence, said on Saturday that “despite their differences” the former vice president and former President Donald Trump “departed amicably” from the White House last month and have since spoken with each other.
While Trump is slated to speak at the high-profile Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) being held in Florida this week, Pence reportedly declined to participate this year, according to Politico.
According to a CNN report, organizers are hoping that Pence will change his mind and attend the conference, while a source told the network that the former vice president is aiming to keep a low profile over the next 6 months.
While Pence attended President Joe Biden’s inauguration last month and interacted with his successor, Vice President Kamala Harris, Trump departed for his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida and skipped the ceremony.
Trump, who spent months disputing the validity of the election and sought to toss out votes in several states, pressured Pence to reject the results of the Electoral College during the January 6 certification process.
In a letter to Congress, Pence contended that he could not unilaterally …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics