Trump and Pence are talking again

After a rocky relationship over the past few months, the former president and vice president are making amends.

Published: April 30, 2021 12:43pm

Updated: April 30, 2021 3:22pm

President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are talking again, since the former president called his former No. 2 when Pence recently had pacemaker surgery, retired Army Lt. General Keith Kellogg said Friday.

The retired general was National Security Council chief of staff under Trump and National Security adviser to Pence.

"Absolutely. I really do," Kellogg said Friday on the "John Solomon Reports" podcast, on the question of whether Trump and Pence can repair their relationship. "They're talking together. I know the president called him when he had his operation just recently on the pacemaker. And I know they're talking."

Trump had previously said he was "disappointed" in Pence for accepting the Electoral College votes on Jan. 6, and their relationship had been strained ever since.

Kellogg also reminisced about his time with them at the White House.

"When I used to be in the Oval with both of them, I just loved being with both of them," he said. "There was good banter going back and forth. And you know, and when they would talk privately, I mean, the vice president would say, 'Give me the room,' which means 'leave,' and we would get up and leave the Oval, and then he and the president would talk out there. And I think they were an incredible team together going forward."

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