Pence releases statement
Vice President Mike Pence pushed back against a report quietly laying the groundwork for a presidential run in 2020, calling the allegations "categorically false."
He released a statement Sunday following a New York Times report that he was considering his own presidential bid in the 2020 race.
"The American people know that I could not be more honored to be working side by side with a president who is making America great again," Pence said in a statement released Sunday morning.
"Whatever fake news may come our way, my entire team will continue to focus all our efforts to advance the President's agenda and see him elected in 2020. Any suggestion otherwise is both laughable and absurd."
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