Pence Defends Trump?

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Who would have seen this coming?

According to reporting by Fox News, former Vice President Mike Pence has called out President Biden’s “MAGA crowd” comments, referring to them as a “desperate” deflection from an administration “grasping at straws.”

On Wednesday (May 4), while reacting to the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion, Biden remarked that MAGA is the “most extreme” political organization in recent U.S. history.
He also questioned if conservative Justices were considering overturning Roe v. Wade and returning the power to the states, what would they pursue next?

“What are the next things that are going to be attacked?” Biden queried, “Because this MAGA crowd is really the most extreme political organization that’s existed in American history — in recent American history.”

Biden’s remarks painted a clear line in the sand, you’re either with him or you’re part of the “extreme” in the MAGA crowd.

However, former President Mike Pence offered a different view.

“With all due respect, President Biden sounds desperate. It sounds like the rhetoric of an administration grasping for straws,” Pence said in an interview with Fox News.

During the exclusive interview on Saturday (May 7), Pence also pointed to Biden’s poor approval ratings, saying, “Look, the President’s approval rating speaks for itself. He is exploring the bowels of American approval numbers in modern history.”

Pence linked Biden’s approval ratings, which some polls put at 33%, to Americans seeing “the failed policies of this administration at home and abroad.”

The former Vice President also highlighted that Biden’s dig at MAGA would only “serve to motivate people that share our values and our vision for the country to turn out to vote.”