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Mike Pence Will Skip Trump’s Military Sendoff
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Posted By: AltaD, 1/19/2021 5:42:12 PM

Vice President Mike Pence is reportedly not expected to attend President Donald Trump’s military sendoff at Andrews Air Force Base on Tuesday, but he will attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, a source familiar with Pence’s plans told the Daily Caller. The White House declined to comment on Pence’s travel plans. Pence choosing to attend Biden’s inauguration instead of the president’s farewell would be the culmination of the growing rift between the pair. (Snip) He is attending the inauguration later in the day, and aides say it would be logistically challenging for the vice president to do both,”


Right ... it's because of logistics.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: SweetSweetback 1/19/2021 5:45:45 PM (No. 666706)
“You can take the Swamp Rat out of the swamp, but you can’t take the swamp out of the Swamp Rat!” Sooner or later, the rat finds his way back home Et Tu, Pence?????
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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 1/19/2021 5:48:31 PM (No. 666710)
Don't worry Mikey - I'll remember this when you start asking me for money in 2021.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 1/19/2021 5:48:59 PM (No. 666712)
Whoops! fat fingers - I meant 2023.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: smcchk 1/19/2021 5:49:18 PM (No. 666713)
Bad choice, Pence. Say farewell properly.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: sparky joe 1/19/2021 5:53:31 PM (No. 666717)
Logistically Challenging He’s Obviously Not Up To The Challenge
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 1/19/2021 5:56:19 PM (No. 666718)
Pence is going to 'go along, get along', but they are NOT going to forgive him no matter how much he grovels. Bad choice, groveling.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Son of Grady 1/19/2021 5:59:25 PM (No. 666723)
Pence is a good little Deep Stater. I'm sure he thinks he still has a future in the swamp if he kisses enough socialist ass.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney 1/19/2021 6:07:38 PM (No. 666732)
Pence is a thoroughly boring guy, and a back stabber. He should return to the farm and lead a quiet life.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: ramona 1/19/2021 6:08:47 PM (No. 666734)
Mike Pence does not have the charisma necessary to follow our VSG as a presidential candidate. Even if he were loyal to the final moment, I would still not hold him up as the hope of the future for MAGA style politics. Ramona (the Pest)
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Norway 1/19/2021 6:11:52 PM (No. 666737)
01/20/2021...the day freedom died.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: columba 1/19/2021 6:14:28 PM (No. 666746)
Anti Trump Hit piece
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Reply 12 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan 1/19/2021 6:19:05 PM (No. 666756)
I am sure his limo would be able to make it to Andrews AFB and back in 4 hours.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: 3XALADY 1/19/2021 6:21:10 PM (No. 666765)
A thousand likes for #9's comment. My comment re Mr. Pence: He knows which side his butter is breaded on. I know that's not the right way to say it, but it is the way I say it. He's one of them. It had to be uncomfortable for him for the last four years. I wonder if PDJT ever figured it out except at the last. He did at the last I know. OT, but while I have the floor....I think the republicans are just going on with business as usual, not realizing there is a big hornet's nest out here just waiting to explode. And it gets poked every day with the cancel crap, even for Franklin Graham, for pete's sake.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Historybuff 1/19/2021 6:24:11 PM (No. 666774)
Judas didn’t skip the last supper.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 1/19/2021 6:36:27 PM (No. 666795)
VP Pence, don't bother running in 2024.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 1/19/2021 6:41:28 PM (No. 666807)
Used to say the Democrats march in lock step following one agenda. Its worse than that. Washington marches in lock step following one agenda.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/19/2021 6:43:03 PM (No. 666811)
Don't make a big deal out of it until you know more. Maybe Trump and Pence made the decision early in November. One of them should be there and Pence drew the short straw.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: red1066 1/19/2021 6:44:44 PM (No. 666816)
I thought there wasn't going to be a military send off.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Moritz55 1/19/2021 6:47:48 PM (No. 666822)
VP Pence spent more than four years loyally supporting and promoting President Trump — without exception. I think he has earned the right to go where he chooses without getting slimed by those who have never come close to giving this country as much as he has.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: earlybird 1/19/2021 7:03:48 PM (No. 666841)
We heard that the military had said they wouldn’t do the traditional military sendoff. Did Hagstrom not get the memo?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: earlybird 1/19/2021 7:08:59 PM (No. 666847)
This story is pretty trivial. Clearly an attempt to make Trump look bad. To keep the rumor going that there’s a rift between them. Who cares? PDJT would have had a hard time with a powerhouse VP. A train hitting a train. Pence was the perfect sideman, but not the strongest of late… He may have other ambitions. This door is closed. I never thought Karen was a fan of the Trumps, either, so that could be part of the dynamic as I believe he is strongly influenced by her.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: earlybird 1/19/2021 7:10:05 PM (No. 666848)
I would hope the Republicans could find a stronger person than Pence if PDJT doesn’t run in 2024.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Jethro bo 1/19/2021 7:14:01 PM (No. 666855)
Pence has ambition and he could be a god President in my humble opinion. Why upset potential big bucks donors now? I don't blame him and hope he makes an effort in 2024.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Boni 1/19/2021 7:23:39 PM (No. 666868)
What about dancing with the one that brung ya? Pence will never, ever get another vote from conservatives. But, it doesn't matter, does it? They do whatever they want and to hell with the voters. Ronna McDaniel - Romney's niece - voted in unanimously to continue running the Republican party. That alone should be a clue where the party is going. She has never done anything but work for her uncle and the Republican party. Let a young, know-nothing with no connections walk through the door and see if they are running the GOP with so little experience. I detest the nepotism in the party. What are we, an employment program for the relatives of politicians? Time to leave, folks. Register as an independent. We need a new party and we need to start now to make a difference in the next election. Term limits, restrictions on 501c3 organizations associated with the politician or their family members, integrity of the election process. Decentralize the government. In this age of Zoom calls and high speed communication, senators and congressmen don't need to be located in DC. Let them go to DC twice a year for social gatherings but they can vote from their state and answer to their constituents. I may write an editorial about this.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 1/19/2021 7:27:40 PM (No. 666871)
Still talking about 2024, huh?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Bona Fides 1/19/2021 7:28:37 PM (No. 666873)
Holding a job: Loyalty Show up on time Do your job Don’t bad mouth the company
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Reply 27 - Posted by: FunOne 1/19/2021 7:32:23 PM (No. 666877)
I doubt that President Trump will be overly upset about Pence not showing up at his departure ceremony. He will remember it though.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Nimby 1/19/2021 7:40:46 PM (No. 666888)
What a POS
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Mike22 1/19/2021 7:43:40 PM (No. 666893)
Trump is from Queens. I worked in New York city. I worked with guys from Queens. You always knew exactly what they thought. Sometimes the information was delivered in a loud voice and was sometimes accompanied by bad words. I am pretty sure in his business dealings his staff followed his agenda (or else). In Washington he was surrounded by really good liars. Experts at hiding their true agendas and at presenting false fronts. Or as one of my friends called them "back stabbers and butt kissers" (he didn't say butt). Not sure he ever fully realized that.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Rumblehog 1/19/2021 7:52:36 PM (No. 666903)
Scumdog traitor.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: LesUNo 1/19/2021 8:08:56 PM (No. 666925)
Trump has not engendered loyalty. We have seen enough of this to form some sad conclusions.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: The Remnants 1/19/2021 8:22:53 PM (No. 666946)
These past four years have really opened my eyes. Politicians are not loyal to the common man. They are loyal to those who put them in office, and I do not mean those who voted for them, rather I mean those who supplied the monies to get them elected, That is why the folks like Trump. They knew he could not be bought.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Citoyen 1/19/2021 8:44:46 PM (No. 666983)
I’m astonished some posters think Pence had any intention of running in 2024 even if Biden hadn’t stolen this election. He has served his president and country honorably. May he enjoy his retirement. I’m also astonished that some believe the certification process on the 6th could have ended any other way that it did. A vice-president’s role is ministerial. Any halt to the process would have needed a majority vote in both houses. That was never to be. One of the sour notes in President Trump’s speech that horrible day was him saying Pence could do anything to halt or alter the certification. The Constitution says otherwise.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: legalart 1/19/2021 9:28:59 PM (No. 667016)
More and more colors keep coming out in the wash. By tomorrow, he will finally turn cowardly lily-white, and won't need to wave a white flag. Truly remarkable in the theater he mounted, and truly despicable to the very last day. The thing that infuriates me the most, is his claim to Christianity: people like this are a tool of the enemy to give Christianity a smear and a bad rap. Good utter riddance.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: god of irony 1/19/2021 9:51:49 PM (No. 667033)
It is a 20 minute drive from Andrews to the Capitol in a motorcade. He is full of crap.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Timber Queen 1/19/2021 9:52:57 PM (No. 667035)
#33 - "A vice-president’s role is ministerial. Any halt to the process would have needed a majority vote in both houses. That was never to be." The Vice-president was the recipient of a letter from duly elected state senators requesting a delay in the Electoral College certification until their legislators could reconvene, look at the vote fraud evidence, debate and possibly change their state's certification. They only needed a few days. I, and many others, believe this request was of such import that it deserved to be presented to the combined body as to whether to grant such a suspension. Perhaps a majority vote in both houses was "never to be", but we will never know. We also will never know if the call for such a public vote would have given even a Swamp Rat to wanting to present him/herself as "reasonable". We also will never have a comprehensive list of traitors or patriots. It was in his power, even in a ministerial role, to bring the question to a vote. I first became aware of Mike Pence because he was the only congressman to speak at the 9/12 March in D.C. back in '09. His courage is what I admired most this past decade. It is the loss of the opportunity that Pence threw away that stings so strongly.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: judy 1/20/2021 12:27:03 AM (No. 667160)
McConnell & McCarthy will not attend either....
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Harlowe 1/20/2021 1:06:16 AM (No. 667192)
#18,#20- The farewell at Andrews Air Force Base on Wednesday is an event President Trump planned; it is not the traditional Washington “military send-off.” Some conservatives perceive President Trump’s personally planned departure makes clear that he is not conceding the election by participating in a traditional "official" send-off. #12,#35- From what has been reported through other sources, Vice President Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence will host Jill and Joe Biden for the “traditional coffee” transition event so the White House statement about being logistically challenging is worthy of credence. #33- President Trump did NOT ask Vice President Pence to “decide the matter himself, but to pause the proceedings long enough to give the couple of states whose legislators had asked for more time to assess whether the illegal conduct by their state election officials (Snip) was sufficient to warrant revoking the existing certification and submitting a new one.” A precedent had been “set in 1960 when Hawaii’s certification was sent back and a revised one submitted that accurately reflected the vote.” Ldotter #36’s post is an eloquent, perceptive summation of the circumstances, and the decision made by Vice President Pence.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue 1/20/2021 1:13:47 AM (No. 667200)
Never liked or trusted this guy. He was useless to TRUMP...and BORING in his speeches...YAWN! Even with the covid setup I'm sure TRUMP helped him quite a bit! BuhBye Mike and his what's his wife's name!
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Harlowe 1/20/2021 1:18:39 AM (No. 667205)
#37- FWIW, the Andrews Air Force Base farewell is by invitation so perhaps Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy were not invited to attend the event.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: hoosierblue 1/20/2021 9:19:34 AM (No. 667503)
Please don't come back to Indiana.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: udanja99 1/20/2021 10:03:50 AM (No. 667568)
I haven’t trusted Pence since he caved to the LGBT crowd in Indiana. It’s good to know that my instincts were correct. Enjoy your footnote in history, Mike.
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President Joe Biden has asked Christopher Wray to stay on as FBI director and Wray has agreed to remain the head of the agency, a U.S. law enforcement source told Reuters.  Wray was a frequent target of former Republican President Donald Trump over his refusal to back false claims of voter fraud in the Nov. 3 election.  Biden’s decision to retain Wray as chief of the Federal Bureau of Investigation was welcomed by Adam Schiff, the Democrat who chairs the House Intelligence Committee and a critic of Trump’s handling of intelligence issues. CORRECTIONS*

On Day One, Biden Destroys
Women’s Sports With Anti-
Science Executive Order
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Posted by AltaD 1/21/2021 2:27:03 PM Post Reply
President Joe Biden issued an executive order on his first day in office, mandating that any schools that receive federal funding must function as if biological males who claim to be females are the same, and vice versa, or risk losing that funding. This pro-transgender policy extends to male athletes who claim their gender identity as a female should allow them to compete on women’s teams, receive women’s scholarships, and be admitted in women’s locker rooms.(Snip) His new executive order also mandates that every agency must act to ensure the enforcement of this new rule within 100 days of Jan. 20.
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