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comment by b_b
b_b  ·  38 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: In which Mike Pence asks Dan Quayle if he's *sure* VPs can't overthrow the government

If the story is to be believed, he consulted with the Speaker, and he told the chiefs that the chain of command includes the Chairman, so they aren't allowed to do anything without the blessing of the chairman. I think he actually toed a line pretty goddam well, considering the circumstances. Can't say anything publicly, so he just has to take a media whipping while he does his thing in the background. No one is perfect, but I am having a hard time finding fault here.