Pence adviser explains why he declined to speak at CPAC this year

Former Vice President Mike Pence has issued a statement on why he has declined to speak at CPAC this year.

Per Gabby Orr:

Trump to speak at @CPAC next week on the future of the GOP & Biden’s immigration agenda. Several former aides & WH officials will also deliver remarks. The speaker roster does not include Pence, however, who declined an invitation.

According to Maggie Haberman “An adviser to Pence says he’s doing what used to be tradition and giving the new White House some breathing room before talking.”