Vice President Mike Pence used House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) words against her in a letter on Tuesday evening explaining why he will not invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office.
The letter comes as Democrats have introduced an article of impeachment against the president for the riot that broke out last week in the nation’s capital. Democrats have also sought to pressure Pence into removing Trump from office by invoking the 25th Amendment.
“Every American was shocked and saddened by the attack on our Nation’s Capitol last week, and I am grateful for the leadership that you and other congressional leaders provided in reconvening Congress to complete the people’s business on the very same day,” Pence began. “It was a moment that demonstrated to the American people the unity that is still possible in Congress when it is needed most.”
“But now, with just eight days left in the President’s term, you and the