Friday, February 11, 2022

Republicans wonder if Pence has what it takes to challenge Trump

Jon Ward and Tom LoBianco / yahoo!news 
Former Vice President Mike Pence grabbed the nation’s attention this past Friday with three simple words: “Trump is wrong.”

But many Republicans who want the party to move on from the last president still wonder whether Trump’s former second-in-command has what it takes to go toe to toe for control of the Republican Party.

Pence and his allies are growing bolder in making a case for his leadership, and there is evidence that Pence is gaining resolve to run in 2024, whether or not Trump does.

Yet in one day this week, a member of the Republican National Committee, a scholar based at a think tank and an anti-Trump GOP political operative all told Yahoo News that they believe Pence is too cautious and conflict-averse to challenge Trump in 2024.

They don’t question his courage or resolve after Jan. 6. That question, they say, has been answered. They do, however, doubt his appetite for the kind of scorched-earth fight that will come at some...Read more here.

Biden Vows He'll Never Send US Troops to Get Americans Out of Ukraine

Leah Barkoukis / Townhall Tipsheet
President Biden told NBC News there are no conditions under which U.S. troops would be sent to evacuate Americans from Ukraine amid the conflict with Russia.

Instead, he warned U.S. citizens to “leave now.”

“It’s not like we’re dealing with a terrorist organization. We’re dealing with one of the largest armies in the world. It’s a very different situation, and things could go crazy quickly,” he said.

When NBC’s Lester Holt asked if there are any conditions under which U.S. troops would be sent to rescue Americans, Biden was firm: “there’s not.”

“That’s a world war when Americans and Russians start shooting at one another,” he continued. “We’re in a very different world than we’ve ever been."

The president also admitted he hasn't directly told Russian President Vladimir Putin to keep from harming Americans. Read more, see tweets, and videos here.


Today, Friday, February 11th from 7 to 8:00pm EST, RIGHT SIDE PATRIOTS Craig Andresen and Diane Sori welcome their special guest Jake Danishevsky, a former Ukranian now proud American, to discuss the happenings between Russia and Ukraine. Hope you can tune in to RIGHT SIDE PATRIOTS on Click 'LISTEN LIVE' starting at 6:50 pm EST with the show beginning at 7pm EST.