The Vice President's Chief of staff knew there could be bloodshed against his boss because he was refusing to undermine US Democracy.
June 5, 2022

The New York Times' Maggie Haberman is reporting that Marc Short, the Chief of Staff for former Vice President Mike Pence, called the Secret Service into his office on January 5, 2021 to warn them that there might be a security risk against his boss during the January 6th rally.

The chief of staff, Marc Short, had a message for the agent, Tim Giebels: The president was going to turn publicly against the vice president, and there could be a security risk to Mr. Pence because of it.

We all saw in real time how Trump and his seditious brood were going after Pence with a massive pressure campaign to force him to do the unthinkable.

Short explained the pressure campaign against Mike Pence to try to force him to not certify the electoral college votes at the Capitol on January 6.

The vice president’s refusal to go along was exploding into an open and bitter breach between the two men at a time when the president was stoking the fury of his supporters who were streaming into Washington.

If it wasn't for Trump stoking the fires of rage against his own vice president, we would've never heard the "Hang Mike Pence!" chants ringing out, as MAGA built a gallows. Meanwhile, the insurrectionists violently assaulted Capitol police and gained entrance into the U.S. Capitol where Congress was certifying the vote.

Remember, in late May of this year, we learned that Trump as furious that Pence got whisked to safety during the insurrection.

Donald Trump was apparently on board with his Vice President being hanged on the front steps of Congress on January 6th, based on shocking reporting by the New York Times. They report that Trump was "complaining that the Vice President was being whisked to safety" as the insurrection was erupting in the halls of Congress. In an even more disturbing twist, there are reports that Mark Meadows told colleagues that Trump "had said something to the effect of, maybe Mr. Pence should be hanged."

It's no surprise to anyone, after learning these details, why Mike Pence would come out publicly against Trump in March 2022, telling Republicans to move away from Trump's voter fraud nonsense.

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