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Mike Pence Was Considering Coup In Wake Of Access Hollywood Tape
The piece states that Trump blew up Pence’s phone and Pence failed to return a single phone call.
It’s been reported that Pence sent Trump a letter saying he needed time to decide whether he could stay with the campaign. But in fact, according to several Republicans familiar with the situation, he wasn’t just thinking about dropping out—he was contemplating a coup. Within hours of The Post’s bombshell, Pence made it clear to the Republican National Committee that he was ready to take Trump’s place as the party’s nominee. Such a move just four weeks before Election Day would have been unprecedented—but the situation seemed dire enough to call for radical action.
The furtive plotting, several sources told me, was not just an act of political opportunism for Pence. He was genuinely shocked by the Access Hollywood tape. In the short time they’d known each other, Trump had made an effort to convince Pence that—beneath all the made-for-TV bluster and bravado—he was a good-hearted man with faith in God. On the night of the vice-presidential debate, for example, Trump had left a voicemail letting Pence know that he’d just said a prayer for him. The couple was appalled by the video, however. Karen in particular was “disgusted,” says a former campaign aide. “She finds him reprehensible—just totally vile.”
We 100% believe that Mike Pence’s wife thinks that mango smoothie POTUS is a disgusting. Thus, we 100% believe that Mike Pence wanted to take Donald Trump’s job.
Hell, what other reason do you accept the Vice-Presidency if you don’t want to have a shot at the big piece of chicken?