It was a summit meeting, and surely one of the last between Donald Trump and his vice president Mike Pence, as the president prepares to usher in the New Democratic President of the United States, Joe Biden, January 20.
Five days after the Capitol riots that left five dead and that have horrified the whole world, the president of the United States met with his vice president at the White House, amid tensions.
According to an official at the scene, the two men had a “good conversation” and Donald Trump has no intention of resigning before his term ends on January 20.
By his side, the vice president does not intend to remove you from office by invoking the 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution, by declaring it, with the support of its chief ministers, unfit to perform its function.
Various Republican Senators such as Ben Sasse, Lisa Murkowski, and Pat Toomey have publicly asked the president to resign in recent days, after the events of January 6 in the Capitol. As Congress voted to certify newly elected President Joe Biden, hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the building, evacuated it, and led to mind-blowing scenes broadcast on television stations around the world.
Trump will not resign before January 20
Vice President Mike Pence had stated that he would not oppose the certification of Joe Biden, while Donald Trump had asked him to block this ceremony. “Mike Pence didn’t have the courage to do what he should have done to protect our country and our Constitution,” Donald Trump tweeted as a horde of his supporters stormed the Capitol. During the riots, some activists roamed the halls of the Capitol yelling that the vice president was a “coward”, according to the New York Times.
After the recent events, the Ministers of Transport, Education and National Security they have resigned successively. However, Donald Trump seems determined to reach the end of his term that ends on January 20: “They are committed to continue their work for the country until the end of their term,” said an official. to the White House.