Pence hits Trump: No room in GOP for ‘apologists for Putin’

  • FILE - Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Nov. 30, 2021. Pence will urge Republicans to move on from the 2020 election. And he will say "there is no room in this party for apologists for Putin" as he escalates his break with former President Donald Trump (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Mike Pence urged Republicans to move on from the 2020 election and declared that “there is no room in this party for apologists for Putin” as he further cemented his break from former President Donald Trump.