A source said organizers are still hoping to change Pence’s mind about attending, while another source said Pence plans to stay under the radar for the next six months. Politics First announced Benz declined the call.
The following is the difference between the two former leaders as the GOP snatches away with its future following Trump’s presidency. Tensions between Trump and Pence Pence’s role in witnessing the January 6 riots in the US Capitol and the election results for President Joe Biden.
“We accept that Joe Biden is the duly elected president of the United States,” Mark Short, a former Benz employee, told CNN’s Pamela Brown on Saturday evening that despite Benz’s role in perpetuating unsubstantiated election fraud principles, Trump has repeatedly proposed Attack.
Unlike Trump, Benz attended Biden’s inauguration in Washington, D.C. last month – after Trump’s farewell ceremony.
Short said Saturday that Trump and Benz “departed in unison” and then they spoke.
An acquaintance of Trump’s plans to attend the CPAC, which is familiar with the former president’s speech, told CNN on Saturday that he would “talk about the future of the Republican Party and the conservative movement.”
“Seek out the 45th president to take President Biden’s catastrophic pardon and border policies,” the source added.
Speaking engagement marks Trump’s first public appearance since leaving the White House last month Senior Republicans are divided On how the former president should be treated, his faithful recently visited Florida.
One of Trump’s campaign managers, Brad Forskell, met with the former president this week for a lengthy meeting at his club in Mar-e-Lago, a source said. Utah Sen. Mike Lee holds a fundraiser in Mar-e-Lago on Saturday night, according to another known source, a sign of more upcoming visits.
Louisiana Representative Steve Scholes, No. 2 House Republican, Met Trump in person CNN reports the day before the Senate Republican leader in Mar-e-Lago on Tuesday. Mitch McConnell He vowed never to do so.
The fight between Trump and McConnell has escalated in recent days, raising questions about whether the two can ever work together for the future of the GOP.
In his Tuesday statement, Trump vowed to endorse candidates in Senate primaries that support his worldview – which could lead to conflict. McConnell’s favorite candidates The seven-time senator believes Republicans have the best chance of winning next year’s midterm elections.
That tension underscores the divisions within Republicans over how to lead the post-Trump party. Unlike McConnell, House GOP President Kevin McCarthy flew to South Florida after the January 6 attack on the Capitol. To meet Trump Then declare solidarity with him in trying to get the church back in 2022.
But McCarthy is leading a convention where a majority of members strongly support Trump – a man who, unlike the senate Republicans who split over the former president, passed him by and focused on uniting the parties, rather than a man.