‘Republicans are starting to discuss the possibility of Mike Pence replacing Donald Trump as president, it has been reported.
Scandals such as the firing of FBI Director James Comey and alleged leaks of classified information to Russian officials have raised the possibility of Vice President Pence taking over at the White House.
Although this still remains unlikely, Republicans are apparently becoming alarmed by Mr Trump’s actions in office and are lining up Mr Pence as a possible replacement.
“If what [is] reported is true, Pence is probably rehearsing,” a House Republican, who asked not to be named, told Politico.
“It’s just like Nixon. From the standpoint that it’s never the underlying issue, it is always the cover-up.”’