Pence blames Biden for economic woes in Chicago speech, largely avoids Jan. 6, Trump

Pence blames Biden for economic woes in Chicago speech, largely avoids Jan. 6, Trump

CHICAGO (TOC) — Former Vice President Mike Pence was in Chicago speaking concerning the economic system Monday.

It was the primary of two stops in Illinois and got here lower than every week earlier than his former boss, President Donald Trump, visits Illinois for a downstate rally.

Pence’s go to additionally got here as persons are grappling with rising costs on gasoline and meals and financial institution loans. He addressed what he sees as the issues and averted speaking about something associated to the Jan. 6 rebellion or Trump’s political future.

In addressing the nation’s present financial disaster, he pointed the finger immediately on the White Home.

“The financial woes now upon us have been precipitated nearly single-handedly by one particular person: the forty sixth president of the USA of America, Joe Biden,” Pence mentioned.

Pence pointed to sky-rocketing costs on the pump, within the grocery retailer and in housing as the results of what he referred to as the Biden administration’s struggle on power.

He made just one glancing point out of the Capital rebellion the place a number of the insurrectionists referred to as for him to be hung when he refused Trump’s name for him to not certify the election outcomes.

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“We have all been although rather a lot within the final a number of years, world pandemic, social unready, a divisive election, a tragic day in our nation’s capitol,” Pence mentioned.

Pence probably positioned himself for a presidential run in 2024. Two-term Republican Governor Jim Edgar mentioned Pence faces one huge impediment.

“He’ll have a tough time getting a Republican nomination due to the Trump issue, which is unlucky as a result of he did the suitable factor. I’ll say if he can get the nomination, what he did on January sixth would improve his possibilities within the fall,” Edgar mentioned.

Regardless of the proof being offered by the Jan. 6 committee alleging Trump’s position in making an attempt to overturn the 2020 election, Edgar believes Trump will run for President once more and fairly probably win the Republican nomination.

“Something that leads to Donald Trump being president, I feel is extraordinarily harmful for this nation,” Edgar mentioned.

Pence touted the optimistic affect of Trump-Pence financial insurance policies. The chairwoman of the Illinois Democratic Social gathering mentioned there isn’t any means Illinoisans will neglect what she referred to as the 4 catastrophic years beneath Trump.

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