Sources near former Vice President Pence mentioned that Trump’s impeachment legal professionals had been mendacity once they mentioned that Trump didn’t know that Pence was at risk through the Capitol assault.

Video of CNN’s Jim Acosta:

Acosta reported:

That was a second that stood out for lots of people when Michael van Der Veen mentioned throughout this impeachment trial immediately that at no level did Donald Trump know Mike pence was at risk on January sixth when he was rushed out of the hazard by Secret Service, that’s not the case. We all know that’s not the case.

I talked with an in depth supply to the president that mentioned that isn’t the case or that isn’t true. Once I requested whether or not or not Michael van Der Veen was mendacity when he mentioned that in this trial, this supply near the vice chairman mentioned sure. Now, I’ll inform you, Anderson, aides to the previous vice chairman are fuming over President Trump’s actions that day. They consider he didn’t do sufficient to be sure that vice chairman pence and his household had been secure as they had been primarily being rushed from hazard on that day and it sounds as if due to what Michael van Der Veen mentioned, there are lingering onerous emotions and perhaps a few of these are hardening tonight.

Folks near Pence are nonetheless furious with Trump for his habits and if individuals near the previous VP aren’t pleased, it’s a secure guess that Pence can also be not happy. Pence goes to run for the Republican nomination in 2024, so he isn’t going to publicly burn Trump and his supporters, however he can get revenge by ensuring that phrase will get out that Trump and his legal professionals lied on the impeachment trial.

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