Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy would not say if he would have certified the election results like former Vice President Mike Pence did on Jan. 6, 2021, sidestepping repeated questions on Thursday. “I would have never let it get to that point,” Ramaswamy said in response to POLITICO’s questions. “I would have never put myself — or been part of an administration, if I was in a serious position of leadership — to ever have allowed us to have gotten to that doorstep.”
Pressed on whether he would have tried to stop Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results, Ramaswamy again said “we would have never been in that position.” Ramaswamy comments, coming the same day former President Donald Trump was charged with crimes related to his actions around the certification of the 2020 election, underscore the difficult line the Republican field continues to walk around Jan. 6.
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