Former US VP Mike Pence plans 2024 campaign launch next week

Former Republican Vice President Mike Pence, who incurred the wrath of Donald Trump by refusing to support his effort to overturn the results of the 2020 election, is set to enter the 2024 presidential race against his former boss on June 7. are, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Sources said Pence would launch his campaign in Iowa, an early nominating state, with a video and speech.

A staunch social conservative who has stood by Trump throughout his time in office, Pence has distanced himself from the former Republican president since his election defeat, saying that Trump was responsible for the attack on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. Encouraged the rioters, put them. And his family is in danger.