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Georgetown University Students Confront Mike Pence over Capitol Riot

HeadlineOct 20, 2022

Students at Georgetown University confronted Mike Pence during a campus appearance on Wednesday.

Student: “Mr. Vice President, my question for you is: Why haven’t you extended that bravery to publicly denouncing the violence of January 6th, as was condoned by President Trump, in order to scourge the Republican Party of Trump’s anti-democratic, anti-freedom lies that you know to not be true?”

Mike Pence: “January 6th was a tragic day. But thanks to the courage of law enforcement at the Capitol and federal law enforcement, the violence was quelled. And we reconvened the Congress the very same day, and we completed our duty under the Constitution of the United States and the laws of this country.”

Some students walked out of Pence’s speech. When asked if he would support Trump as a presidential candidate in 2024, Mike Pence answered, “Might be somebody else I prefer more.”

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