pence, visible on Sean Hannity‘s Fox News The show, suggested that news outlets’ ongoing attention to the deadly US Capitol riot by throngs of Trump fans was entirely an attempt to “deflect attention from the failed agenda of the Biden administration.”
“They want to use that one day to try and demean the character and intentions of the 74 million Americans who believed we could be strong and prosperous again and supported our administrations in 2016 and 2020, Pence alleged.
Pence was reminded on Twitter of the threat he himself faced during the violence when Trump supporters called for his execution after the then-president accused him of failing to reverse the 2020 election result. Slogged publicly.
“No, Mike Pence. We don’t focus on ‘dehumanizing’ Trump supporters on January 6th,” the former representative responded. Joe Walsho (R-Ill.), a former far-right Tea Party favorite who is now a vocal critic of the former president.
“Mike Pence, your life was in danger. We focus on January 6th to make sure this never happens again,” he continued, echoing a point made by several others on stage.