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"The president used Pence to tell Zelensky that US aid was still being withheld while demanding action on corruption. At that time — following Trump’s call with Zelenksy — Ukraine probably understood action on corruption to include investigating Biden"

This is a very bad look:

"Officials close to Pence insist that he was unaware of Trump’s efforts to press Zelensky for damaging information about Biden."

"One of Pence’s top advisers was on the July 25 call and Pence should have had access to the transcript within hours"
He didn't "register" it?

"Officials close to Pence contend that he traveled to Warsaw for a meeting with Zelensky on Sept. 1 probably without having read — or at least fully registered — the transcript of Trump’s July 25 call with the leader of Ukraine."
"White House officials said that Pence likely would have received the detailed notes of the president’s call in his briefing book on July 26.The five-page document also should have been part of the briefing materials he took with him to Warsaw to prepare for the meeting."
"In his Ukraine meeting, Pence conveyed the news that the US aid was not going to be released"

This after his adviser sat in on the call where POTUS demanded investigations. And after he was given a transcript of that call to read.

Pence's defense here is ignorance??
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