Pence warns of ‘unprincipled populists,’ ‘Putin apologists’

  • Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned against the growing populist tide in the Republican Party as he admonished “Putin apologists” unwilling to stand up to the Russian leader over his assault on Ukraine.