It appears the battle lines are being drawn by Mike Pence for 2024.
Pence has been coy about whether or not he plans to run for president next year.
He’s also been non-committal on whether or not he’d support President Donald Trump again.
However, his tune is slowly changing.
During an interview with CBS News, Pence was asked if he’d support Trump if becomes the nominee again.
Pence gave this doozy of an answer:
“Different times call for different leadership.”
Pence also said that he trusted the republican voters to “sort it out.”
Pence ended the interview by saying this: “I’m very confident we’ll have better choices come 2024.”
I wonder who the ‘better choice’ might be…
“Different Times Call for Different Leadership” – Turncoat Mike Pence Won’t Commit to Supporting Trump if He’s 2024 Nominee https://t.co/prSLnaO7RX
— The Gateway Pundit (@gatewaypundit) March 2, 2023
The Gateway Pundit reports on how Mike Pence really feels about Donald Trump:
Former Vice President Mike Pence still won’t say whether he’s running for president next year, and he won’t speak ill of his ex-boss, former President Donald Trump. But in an interview with CBS News in Michigan on Wednesday, he also twice declined to commit to supporting Trump if he is the Republican presidential nominee.
Instead, Pence said he believes voters in 2024 will choose “wisely again,” as they did in 2016. But said he thinks “different times call for different leadership.”
“I’m very confident we’ll have better choices come 2024,” he told CBS News political correspondent Caitlin Huey-Burns. “And I’m confident our standard-bearer will win the day in November of that year.”
From the horse’s mouth:
Pence says he is confident that we'll have better choices over Trump in the Republican primary.
What would you say to Mike Pence? 👇 pic.twitter.com/IKMR900y0A
— DailyNoah.com (@DailyNoahNews) March 3, 2023
Pence made very similar comments a week ago:
"When you look at the 2022 election cycle, it’s an affirmation that elections are about the future," says former Vice President @Mike_Pence. "We’re going to have better choices [than Donald Trump] in 2024." pic.twitter.com/HinW3tkBFs
— Squawk Box (@SquawkCNBC) February 22, 2023
Mike Pence won’t commit to backing Trump 2024 bid: ‘I think we’ll have better choices’https://t.co/ru8qwz7vsx pic.twitter.com/JbvzbIq0Bs
— The Washington Times (@WashTimes) March 3, 2023
The Washington Times has more on Pence’s assertion that the GOP needs a change in leadership:
“The American people want us to return to the policies of the Trump-Pence administration, but I think they want to see leadership that reflects more of the character of the American people: namely the commitment to principle and the civility that Americans show each other every day,” Pence said. “And so, if we enter the fray, we will offer that kind of leadership.”
Pence was asked whether he was making the case that he was the best choice for Republican voters who supported Trump administration policies but not Trump now. Pence didn’t answer directly.
“I promise you, if I become a candidate for president of the United States, I’ll be me,” Pence said. “I will do it all in a way that I’ve always aspired to do, and that is show the kind of respect to people, even of differing opinions, that I think the American people show each other every day.
Some see this as a bad sign for Donald Trump:
BREAKING: Imagine having your former Vice President refuse to say that he will support you in the next election and that he thinks America will "have better choices."
That's exactly what VP Mike Pence just said. Let me tell you why this is so bad for Team Trump.
– There has… https://t.co/SwF3s2h7p4 pic.twitter.com/9RWV7JMjDY
— Brian Krassenstein (@krassenstein) March 2, 2023
is it really though?
Does anyone truly believe that Pence would have the MAGA vote?
It's great for trump, maga Americans can't stand pence. He's just auditioning for a job on CNN. https://t.co/PIIdF5Vpb8
— Ken (@kentacket) March 3, 2023
Rino Mike Pence doesn't think Trump will be nominee and thinks he has a chance. Now we know where the main problem was in Trump admin…..his backstabbing, hypocrite Rino VP.
— Phyllis (@Phyllis94584953) March 3, 2023
Hannity had Pence on last night.
MacCallum had Pence on today and said come back anytime.
What about President Trump?
— Juanita Broaddrick (@atensnut) February 22, 2023
Do not be fooled. President Trump is the Republican Party and the Republican Party is President Trump. Do not believe the likes of RINOs McDaniel, McConnell and Ryan, Pence, Halley and Christie who try to tell you otherwise. Trump will win again. Trump 2024. MAGA https://t.co/IOA7IfJKrv
— politicboy (@americasles) March 3, 2023
Again I ask…
Who are these “better choices?”
New Fox News national poll of GOP presidential race: Trump 43 DeSantis 28 Haley 7 Pence 7 Abbott 2 Liz Cheney 2. https://t.co/tfJTF73Ctc pic.twitter.com/AfEQHAxzTq
— Byron York (@ByronYork) February 26, 2023
Mike Pence is "thinking"about running for President
"I pity the fool who runs against President Trump"-Kari Lake pic.twitter.com/qbW0Eawwuo
— Top Secret (@ICU1010) February 22, 2023
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