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It’s official: Trump’s former vice president is also running in the primaries against Trump

On Wednesday, Pence will launch his campaign with a video and a speech in Iowa, where the first round of primaries will be held.

The vice president from 2017 to 2021 served Trump loyally almost throughout, however

On January 6, 2021, during the siege of the Capitol, as president of the Senate, he refused to change the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Since then, Pence has increasingly distanced himself from his former presidentand Trump supporters consider him a traitor.

THE The New York Times Pence, who is known for his hard-line conservative views, will run an extensive campaign in Iowa, where, for example, his strict policy on abortion resonates well with evangelical Protestant voters.

Pence’s popularity is currently in the single digits according to most polls, far behind Trump, who is popular among Republican voters.

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