Trump bans VP Mike Pence's chief of staff from the White House

Trump bans VP Mike Pence's chief of staff from the White House

- The relationship between President Donald Trump and his vice president, Mike Pence is going estranged

- This is as Trump reportedly denied Pence's chief of staff access to the White House

- In a savage act of revenge, Trump has been attacking Pence for his refusal to block Joe Biden's win

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Marc Short, the chief of staff to the outgoing vice president, Mike Pence, has been banned from entering the White House following the VP's refusal to overturn Joe Biden's win.

Trump has been delusional with his claims of victory as the US president is continuing wielding all the state instruments to stop Biden's inauguration.

The US congress met on Wednesday, January 6, to certify the former senator, 78, as the winner of the election but the process was met with an attack as pro-Trump supporters invaded the Capitol to disrupt the democratic process, Sky News reports.

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Pence, in a letter, addressed to the congress, had said he has no authority to block Biden's victory, a development that has left Trump fuming and ranting on his social media page.

Trump bans VP Mike Pence's chief of staff from White House

President Trump bans VP Mike Pence's chief of staff from White House in a revenge act. Photo credit: John Lyod
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In an act of likely revenge, Trump has directed that VP Pence's chief of staff be denied access into the White House as feud heightens between Trump and his second in command.

Meanwhile, Matt Pottinger has resigned, with the White House deputy national security adviser describing President Trump's action as a total disgrace.

As at Wednesday when the incident happened, Trump's top aides, including national security adviser Robert O'Brien and deputy chief of staff Chris Liddell, were considering resigning.

In a related development, Briefly.co.za reported that few days to handing over to Biden, President Trump may be removed from office.

This is as some of the president's cabinet members are considering invoking the 25th Amendment following the violence unleashed by Trump's supporters.

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Emboldened by Trump's baseless allegations, his supporters invaded the US Capitol and disrupted the certification of the electoral votes

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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