Team Pence was the anonymous source for 2 articles on Thursday that sought to distance presidential hopeful Mike Pence from the political and legal jeopardy engulfing the regime…
- NBC: Pence was never informed about Flynn
Pence has been kept in the dark about former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn’s alleged wrongdoing, according to a source close to the administration, who cited a potential “pattern” of not informing the vice president and calling it “malpractice or intentional, and either are unacceptable.”
“You never saw him promoting Flynn,” the source asserted.
- CNN: Pence a “loyal soldier”, but patience “wearing thin”
“We certainly knew we needed to be prepared for the unconventional,” but, the source adds, “not to this extent.”
On whether Pence would make any explanatory statements about the meeting between Trump and Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak: “I certainly hope not.”
Translation: “Gosh, it would be terrible if Trump got impeached. But also, on a totally unrelated note: I hate Russia, and I would never tweet anything controversial– especially not on Sundays, because I would be at church, because I’m a devout Christian, unlike some people.
Mike Pence watches Trump leave the WH for his first foreign trip as president (pic: Reuters) pic.twitter.com/NjIhg47yzB
— David Mack (@davidmackau) May 19, 2017