Former VP Mike Pence was asked if he would vote for Donald Trump in 2024 and the answer he gave wasn't exactly an endorsement.
During a question-and-answer session with students at Georgetown University, the 63-year-old Pence hesitated before answering a question about whether he would vote for Trump in 2024.
"I'll keep you posted," he told the person asking the question.
After he was asked again, he said that there might be another candidate he would prefer to support. He made the remark alluding to himself in a video posted by CNN.
He then stated that he was confident that the Republican Party would "sort out leadership." As for the upcoming elections, he said that he was focused on the upcoming contests and would keep the public updated on the results.
Since he left the White House following the January insurrection, there has been a lot of speculation about his potential presidential run.
It would be a risky move for Pence to run against Trump, who has not officially announced his intention to run for president in 2024.
In September, Trump said that he would not be choosing Pence as his running mate. He told the Washington Examiner that the people would not support him.
The relationship between Trump and Pence started to deteriorate after he refused to challenge the results of the presidential election in 2020.
In a statement released just hours before the violent incident at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, Pence explained that he had no authority to overturn the results of the election. Trump then took to Twitter to criticize Pence for not being able to do what was needed to protect the Constitution and the country.
The rioters at the Capitol shouted that they wanted to "hang" Pence, which forced the vice president and his entourage to be moved.
After the rioters were cleared from the building, Pence eventually affirmed the results of the election for Joe Biden. He referred to January 6 as a dark day in the history of the US Capitol.