In the Special Counsel investigation into Donald Trump’s former Vice President Mike Pence, Pence was subpoenaed.
ABC News reported the news first.
Jack Smith, a special counsel, issued the subpoena. In November, U.S. Attorney general Merrick Garland gave him the task to investigate classified documents that were seized during an FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago.
Although it is not clear what Smith is looking for from Pence, the subpoena was reportedly the result of months-long negotiations between Pence’s team with the special counsel.
Garland stated that he decided to appoint an attorney special counsel after Trump announced that he would run for the presidency in 2024.
Smith was previously a public corruption prosecutor.
Pence stated previously that he would not accept a subpoena by the U.S. House investigation committee into the Jan. 6 riots. The committee was dissolved after Republicans regained control of the House of Representatives following the midterm election.
The ex-vice president had been under immense pressure…