2020 Presidential Election Ballot | Mike Pence won’t attraction the ruling to compel him to testify

(WASHINGTON) Former Vice President Mike Pence won’t attraction a choose’s ruling forcing him to testify as a part of a Justice Division investigation into strikes to vary the end result of the 2020 US presidential election.

On Wednesday Mr. The choice, introduced by Pence’s spokesman, paves the best way for the previous vice chairman’s attainable look earlier than a federal grand jury within the coming weeks.

Mr Pence was subpoenaed months in the past by a particular counsel investigating efforts by former President Donald Trump and members of his internal circle to change the outcomes of the presidential election forward of the assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Mr Trump’s attorneys objected to Mr Pence’s subpoena, citing “govt privilege”. However a federal choose in Washington final week rejected these arguments and compelled the previous vice chairman to testify earlier than a grand jury.

District Court docket Choose James Bosberg handed Mr Pence a small victory on January 6, 2021, accepting his attorneys’ arguments that his actions couldn’t be constitutionally investigated.