Vice President Mike Pence reportedly plans to attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, despite rumors that President Donald Trump will boycott the ceremony.
Three sources close to the vice president said his appearance at the Jan. 20 inauguration was “likely,” according to Politico.
Pence’s decision, according to sources, was reportedly made easier after Trump publicly demanded that he overturn the Electoral College results, an action that was not within his constitutional authority.
Pence, who has long been one of Trump’s closest allies, was reportedly incensed with him for such rhetoric.
“It was a much more difficult decision days ago, but less difficult now,” a person close to Pence said.
As The Daily Wire reported:
Vice President Mike Pence is furious with President Donald Trump over the way the president has handled his loss to President-elect Joe Biden, according to a Republican senator.
Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma had a “long conversation” with Pence on Tuesday night, a