Former vice president Mike penceMichael (Mike) Richard Pence Republican battle with MLB escalates war over voting laws further corrodes trust in elections The memo: Biden’s bet on taxes MORE on Wednesday he announced the creation of a new political advocacy group, his latest step to remain involved in the conservative movement while charting its political future.
Pence launched Advancing American Freedom, which he said would uphold conservative values while opposing the Biden administration’s agenda.
“Advancing American Freedom plans to build on the success of the past four years by promoting traditional conservative values and promoting the successful policies of the Trump Administration,” Pence said in a statement. “Conservatives will not sit idly by as the radical left and the new administration attempt to threaten America’s position as the world’s greatest nation with their destructive policies.”
The nonprofit advocacy group will be advised by several former Trump administration officials and prominent leaders of the Conservative movement. Kellyanne conwayKellyanne Elizabeth Conway Former Trump Official Sanctioned for Violating the Hatch Act The Memorandum: Post-Presidency Trump Mystery Dozens of Trump Appointees ‘Hide’ in the Biden Administration MORE, Larry KudlowLarry Kudlow MORE, Russ Vought, Seema Verma, Andrew WheelerAndrew WheelerOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden Proposes Billions for Electric Vehicles and Building Remodeling | EPA Chief to Replace Trump Appointees to Scientific Advisory Panels | Kerry will travel to the United Arab Emirates, India, to discuss the climate change of the head of the EPA to replace those appointed by Trump in the scientific advisory panels EPA asks the court to overturn Trump’s rule that could prevent the limits emissions in polluting industries MORE, Robert LighthizerBob Lighthizer Whiskey, workers and friends caught in the trade dispute Republican senator in the crossfire warns that a quick vote on the new NAFTA would be a ‘big mistake’ Pelosi casts doubt on the USMCA deal in 2019 MORE and David Bernhardt are among former Trump officials on his advisory board.
The group will advocate for policies focused on three areas: the economy, foreign policy, and “American freedoms” like school choice and pro-life policies.
The advocacy group’s launch is Pence’s latest gamble to remain a key player in conservative politics. Since leaving office, he has joined the Heritage Foundation as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow where he has a regular column and podcast, and also joined former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) Young America Foundation as an academic.
Pence is expected to speak later this month in South Carolina in his first speech since leaving office.
The Washington Examiner reported that the new advocacy group comes with the support of former President TrumpDonald TrumpYelp Creates Tool to Help Support Asian-Owned Businesses Ship Linked to Iran’s Espionage Attacked at Sea Biden Exceeds Vaccine Expectations – So Far MORE, who settled things with Pence after attacking his former vice president for refusing to illegally subvert the Electoral College’s certification of results on January 6. Pence was the target of threats when Trump supporters stormed the Capitol that day, and took him to safety when rioters entered the compound.
The former vice president is known to be interested in running for president in 2024, but the end of his term has raised questions about whether Trump supporters will embrace him. Other former Trump administration officials, such as the former secretary of state Mike pompeoMike PompeoOn his departure from Trump, the state affirms the editorial freedom of Voice of America Biden’s policy change in Yemen’s courts for environmental disaster Night defense: the Pentagon asked for a third base to house migrant children | Pompeo regrets North Korea MORE and former United Nations ambassador Nikki haleyNikki HaleyHaley Criticizes Biden’s ‘Weak Leadership’ Regarding China’s Top 5 Republican Presidential Contenders, and 2 Exit Poll: 81 Percent of Republican Voters Have a Positive View of Trump, they are also likely to launch presidential nominations.