In accordance with a leak to CNN, former Vice President Mike Pence appeared before a federal grand jury last week on Thursday.
Pence Testifies in Secret
Former Vice President Mike Pence was mandated by Chief Judge James Boasberg, an Obama appointee, to give testimony to a grand jury on his discussions with former President Trump regarding January 6.
Trump’s legitimacy and executive privilege, which originate from the Constitution’s distinction between powers, are being attacked in a never-before-seen manner.
According to individuals who are familiar with the situation, former Vice President Mike Pence appeared on Thursday before a federal grand jury.
This grand jury is looking into the events following the 2020 election and the activities of former President Trump and others, according to CNN.
"Pence Testifies Before Grand Jury In 2020 Election Probe"
Mike Pence testifies for over SEVEN HOURS. Seriously, I just do NOT trust this POS. You will NEVER be a President there Mike Pence. 😒😤 pic.twitter.com/VmHb7OtEzA
— 🕊❣️𝓐𝓷𝓷 𝓲𝓼 𝓡𝓲𝓰𝓱𝓽❣️🕊 ☦️ 𝐗𝐋𝐕 (@Ann_Lilyflower) April 28, 2023
The previous vice president’s statements ran for approximately seven hours and were conducted in secret; so it is still unclear exactly what he revealed to the prosecution team reviewing evidence presented in the case.
His presence is a constitutionally significant event that could put the former president in legal jeopardy. Pence is seen as a key witness in the criminal inquiry being conducted by special prosecutor Jack Smith.
As former Vice President Mike Pence testifies for seven hours before a federal grand jury investigating former Pres. Trump, @MacFarlaneNews reports on the significance of Pence's testimony — in what he calls a "seismic moment in an investigation that's unparalleled." pic.twitter.com/FpBBxJ37I3
— CBS News (@CBSNews) April 27, 2023
Ahead of January 6, 2021, the former vice president was ready to recall his initial dealings with Trump for the very first occasion under oath.
A federal judge originally decided that Pence might be required to recall discussions the two men had wherein Trump might have appeared to be acting dishonestly.
Trump frequently pressed Pence to ineffectively to stop the outcome of the 2020 election, particularly in the early hours of January 6 on a confidential phone conversation.
Content of Pence’s Testimony is Unknown
On Thursday, shortly before 9 a.m. ET, a clandestine grand jury in Washington, DC convened. The courthouse’s security was stepped up around that time and two SUVs with tinted windows were seen transporting persons there.This article appeared in The Patriot Brief and has been published here with permission.