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Trump calls Pence a ‘very honorable man’ after Special Counsel Jack Smith subpoena

Exclusive: Former President Trump called former Vice President Pence “a very honorable man.” After Special Counsel Jack Smith served a subpoena to Mr. Pence as part of an investigation into the January 6th Capitol riots and the handling of classified documents after Mr. Trump’s resignation.

Pence was subpoenaed by Smith after months of negotiations between Pence’s legal team and federal prosecutors.

“Mike Pence is a man of honor,” Trump told Fox News Digital in an exclusive interview on Friday, though he hopes Smith will consider and investigate as part of his investigation. presented the field of

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“Are they going to look for people who spied on my campaign?” Trump said, referring to the FBI’s initial investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election. asked.

Donald Trump and Mike Pence pose together on stage. (Getty Images)

The investigation was handed over to then-special counsel Robert Mueller in 2017. Nearly two years later, the investigation has yielded no evidence of criminal conspiracy or coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia to influence the 2016 election.

Special Counsel John Durham has been investigating the origins of that investigation since 2019.

“Are they going to focus on Special Agent Charles McGonigal, who was in charge of the Russia investigation and was just arrested for taking large sums of money from Russia?” McGonigal, who was recently indicted on money laundering and other charges stemming from the “collusion” of

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McGonigal, a former special agent in charge of the New York FBI’s counterintelligence division, was charged with working for and accepting money from Deripaska, who has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23: Charles McGonigal, former director of counterintelligence in the FBI's New York office, appears in federal court in Manhattan, New York City on January 23, 2023.

NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 23: Charles McGonigal, former director of counterintelligence in the FBI’s New York office, appears in federal court in Manhattan, New York City on January 23, 2023. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

Deripaska was the same Russian oligarch who worked with Christopher Steele. Christopher Steele is the author of the notorious anti-Trump dossier that served as the basis for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant against former Trump campaign aide Carter Page.

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WASHINGTON DC - OCTOBER 19: Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks during an event promoting his new book at the Conservative Heritage Foundation Think Tank on October 19, 2022 in Washington, DC. In his remarks, Pence talked about him "free agenda" warned "unwavering populism."

WASHINGTON DC – OCTOBER 19: Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks during an event promoting his new book at the Conservative Heritage Foundation Think Tank on October 19, 2022 in Washington, DC. In it, Pence talked about his “freedom agenda” and warned against “untethered populism.” (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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As for the former vice president, it’s unclear what prosecutors will ask of him or whether Pence will exercise presidential privilege.

In November, after Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed Smith as special counsel, Trump told Fox News Digital that he would “not participate” in the investigation against him, calling it “the worst politicization of justice in our country.” called.

“I’ve been through this for six years. Six years I’ve been through this and I’m not going to go through it anymore.” increase.”

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“Six years of being exonerated from fake impeachment [former special counsel Robert] Mueller didn’t find collusion, and now do I have to do more?” Trump said. “It’s unacceptable. It’s so unfair.

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