WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is expected to announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the 2024 U.S. presidential election on June 7, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. question.
Mike Pence, who has drawn the ire of former President Donald Trump after refusing not to certify the results of the presidential election won by Joe Biden, will launch his campaign with a video and a speech he will deliver in Iowa, the sources said.
Mike Pence supported Donald Trump during his term, but distanced himself after his defeat, believing that the former president’s attitude during the attack on the Capitol by his supporters on January 6, 2021, had put him, as well than his family, in danger.
Mike Pence, former governor of Indiana, will have to win the good graces of Republican voters, who, tired of the “establishment”, tend to turn to the “outsiders”, if he wishes to win.
(Report Steve Holland, written by Kanishka Singh; French version Camille Raynaud)
par Steve Holland
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