Pence spokesman says document showing FEC ‘filing’ is fake

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Presidential election documents purporting to be from former Vice President Mike Pence are fake, according to a spokesperson.

Devin O’Malley, who served as Pence’s press secretary while at the White House, wrote a statement on Twitter from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) “Mr. Mike Richard Pence” isn’t actually Pence’s.

‘Former Vice President Mike Pence did not submit to run for president today,’ says O’Malley I have written.

A filing prepared Monday lists a major campaign committee titled “Mike Pence for President” and a post office box in Pence’s hometown of Anderson, Indiana.

The former vice president has admitted he is considering running for the 2024 White House, but suggested he would make a decision after discussing potential campaigns with his family while on vacation.

“I didn’t have it on my bingo card for any day between Christmas and New Years because Pence said if there was an announcement it would be in 2023!” O’Malley wrote.

An FEC spokesperson declined to comment on specific applications, but indicated that the commission has a verification process to authenticate applications after they are made.

Pence is one of several Republicans seen potentially considering a major challenge to former President Trump, the only prominent Republican to run for president in 2024. .

Pence, who parted ways with former vice-presidential candidate in the Jan. 6, 2021 capitol storming, has suggested he has better options than Trump in the Republican primary, but no formal campaign announcement yet. not.

This article was updated at 8:41 am

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