Pence fought an order to testify but now is a central figure in his former boss’s indictment

Mike Pence

The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) – Mike Pence fought the Department of Justice in court to try to avoid testifying against his former boss.

But in a new federal indictment unsealed Tuesday, the former vice president plays a central role in the latest criminal charges against Donald Trump.

The 45-page indictment is informed, in part, by contemporaneous notes that Pence kept of their conversations in the days leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

On Tuesday night, Pence said that the indictment “serves as an important reminder: Anyone who puts himself over the Constitution should never be President of the United States.”

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8/2/2023 10:36:08 AM (GMT -5:00)

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