Former Vice President Mike Pence, a candidate for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, mentioned Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he believed he’ll qualify for not solely the primary GOP main debate but additionally the second.
Pence mentioned, “I’m pleased to satisfy the factors for the upcoming presidential debates. I’m extremely proud that greater than 40,000 Individuals in additional than 9 weeks have supported our marketing campaign and made it doable for us to qualify for the talk stage. Actually, I believe I’ll qualify for the second debate earlier than we get to the primary one as a result of extra Individuals are seeing that my constant conservative document, my years as vp, my years as governor in Indiana, my years as a home conservative chief for 12 years are actually simply what the nation wants. That is no time for job coaching and distractions. Do we want management on day one that can be capable of present the staff and the imaginative and prescient?”
Host Chuck Todd mentioned, “Do you contemplate your self a MAGA Republican?”
Pence mentioned, “I’m extremely happy with what we did within the Trump-Pence administration for 4 years, and also you higher consider it. In these 4 years, after eight years of a melancholy and below eight years of Obama that hollowed out our army and below the Trump-Pence administration, with the assist of MAGA Individuals, we did actually made America nice once more.”
Todd pressed, “Do you’re feeling you’re a MAGA Republican?”
Pence mentioned, “Look, I’m a Christian, a conservative and a Republican in that order.”
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