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Pence: I'm confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column

Pence: I'm confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column

Vice President Mike Pence says he's "100 percent confident" that no one on his staff was involved with the anonymous New York Times column criticizing President Donald Trump's leadership.

"I know them. I know their character," Pence said in a taped interview aired Sunday by CBS' "Face the Nation."

Some pundits had speculated that Pence could be the author because the piece from the person identified only as a "senior administration official" included language Pence has been known to use, like the unusual word "lodestar." The writer claimed to be part of a "resistance" movement within the Trump administration that...

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