Latest Michael Pence News

Not just Trump's VP: Pence touts time as governor, US Rep

Mar. 31, 2023 11:15 AM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Mike Pence is best known as Donald Trump’s vice president, someone who, apart from one dramatic rejection of his boss ’s effort to overturn their 2020 election defeat, served as a steadfastly loyal, mostly uncontroversial No. 2 during his four years in the White...

Trump indictment throws 2024 race into uncharted territory

Mar. 31, 2023 01:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The historic indictment of former President Donald Trump thrust the 2024 presidential election into uncharted territory, raising the remarkable prospect that the leading contender for the Republican nomination will seek the White House while also facing trial for criminal charges...

Trump's legal worries extend far beyond charges in New York

Mar. 30, 2023 18:31 PM EDT

The hush money case in New York that has led to criminal charges against Donald Trump is just one of a number of investigations that could pose legal problems for the former president. Joe Tacopina, a lawyer for Trump, confirmed Thursday that he had been informed that the former...

AP sources: Judge rules Pence must testify before grand jury

Mar. 28, 2023 19:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that former Vice President Mike Pence will have to testify before a grand jury in the Justice Department's investigation into efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the 2020 election. That’s...

AP sources: Judge says former Vice President Mike Pence must appear before grand jury probing election interference

Mar. 28, 2023 13:44 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: Judge says former Vice President Mike Pence must appear before grand jury probing election interference.

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Mar. 27, 2023 07:11 AM EDT

Indianapolis Business Journal. March 24, 2023. Editorial: New efforts to attract veterans, young workers are important On today’s front page, reporter Peter Blanchard has a story about the Indiana Destination Development Corp., a state agency that nearly four years...

Rioter charged in Pelosi laptop theft sentenced to prison

Mar. 23, 2023 15:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman linked to a far-right extremist movement was sentenced on Thursday to three years in prison for storming the U.S. Capitol, where she invaded then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office with other rioters. Riley June Williams, 23, of Harrisburg,...

Presidential waiting game: GOP hopefuls hold off campaigns

Mar. 22, 2023 10:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — They are meeting with campaign donors and giving frequent interviews on cable news. They’re delivering speeches in early voting states like Iowa and New Hampshire and hobnobbing with local Republican groups. Some are even quietly discussing campaign jobs with political...

Pence seeks 'common sense' Social Security, Medicare reform

Mar. 21, 2023 23:18 PM EDT

As he mulls a 2024 presidential bid, former Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called for “common sense and compassionate solutions" to reform entitlement programs and the nation's debt burden, suggesting changes to Social Security and Medicare programs hurtling toward insolvency, particularly...

Trump legal woes force another moment of choosing for GOP

Mar. 21, 2023 11:50 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — From the moment he rode down the Trump Tower escalator to announce his first presidential campaign, a searing question has hung over the Republican Party: Is this the moment to break from Donald Trump? Elected Republicans have wavered at times — whether it...