For the second year in a row, vice president Mike Pence faces new challengers in the second presidential election cycle. Vice President Joe Biden and Democratic Senator Kamala Harris faced off as voters weighed two Democratic presidential contenders on Election Day.
Whether Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer would switch parties or not, Republicans are in good position to return to the majority. However, at least one person who will remain with President Donald Trump’s side to deal with foreign policy, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, is facing a primary challenge, and that person, Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah, announced he’ll challenge him in the 2018 midterm elections.
Pompeo has been tasked with cleaning up at the CIA, and is currently moving forward with his Senate confirmation hearing, which will take place this week. But as Chaffetz unloads on Trump, the top candidate to replace him becomes clear.But with both Biden and Harris ready to bring their resumes up to date in Washington, the question becomes: who will take his place?
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