Trump reportedly asked if "Mike" was OK while praising insurrectionists and ripping Pence for lacking the "courage" to overturn the presidential election.
Pence "snarled" and "leaned toward the president and pointed a finger a few inches from his chest," according to Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Bender.
For now, a central question in Republican politics is whether Donald Trump, who continues to advance lies about his loss last year to Joe Biden, will run again.
Former Vice President Mike Pence said he was still “proud” of certifying the 2020 election, even if his former boss is not.
The former vice president said there is "no idea more un-American than the notion that any one person could choose the American president."
But the former vice president kept quiet in the moment when National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn criticized Trump, according to a Wall Street Journal reporter.
The former vice president vowed not to be “silent in the face of Cancel Culture,” and you know what happened next.
Some Trump supporters turned hostile to the former vice president after efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election failed.
His refusal to carry out Donald Trump’s demands staved off a constitutional crisis at the very least, and possibly national violence unseen since the Civil War.
The late night host envisioned how the former vice president will go down in history.