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2024 Watch: Former Vice President Mike Pence's Jan. 6 conundrum

Added 12-05-21 10:29:02am EST - “Former Vice President Mike Pence says he knows he did "the right thing" on Jan. 6 in certifying the 2020 election” - Foxnews.com

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Former Vice President Mike Pence says he knows he did "the right thing" on Jan. 6 in certifying the 2020 election and ignoring the requests from then-President Donald Trump to overturn the Electoral College results.

"I know in my heart of hearts that on that day, we did our duty, under the Constitution," Pence said in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network that was released a few days ago. "I don't know if President Trump and I will ever see eye to eye on that day. Or that many of our most ardent supporters will agree with my decision that day. But I know I did the right thing."

The former vice president, headlining a Republican county fundraising gala in New Hampshire six months ago, made headlines when emphasizing that he did his "duty under the Constitution and the laws of the United States."

And he acknowledged during that early June speech how his once solid relationship with Trump – he was the former president’s loyal right-hand man for four years - had frayed because of the events on Jan 6, telling the audience that "I don’t know if we’ll ever see eye to eye about that day."

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