Pence “Outraged” By Trump Indictment: This Is Political

The Indianapolis Star reports:

Mike Pence, the former Indiana governor and vice president, defended Donald Trump Thursday night on CNN, telling Wolf Blitzer that the former president’s indictment was an “outrage.” Pence called the indictment an example of the “criminalization of politics.”

“The unprecedented indictment of a former president of the United States on a campaign finance issue is an outrage,” he said. “Nothing more than a political prosecution.”

Pence said Americans will see through this indictment and that it gives the country an “awful” look internationally. When asked about Trump’s warning on social media that an indictment could cause “death and destruction,” Pence disagreed and said there is no reason for that kind of language or to call for protests.

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