Ex Pence Adviser Olivia Troye Says White House Staff Discussed Scenario If Trump’s Refusal To Leave Office
The staff allegedly held “closed-door conversations” while Troye worked on the coronavirus task force.
Recently, Trump declined to say if he would accept a peaceful transition of power if he were voted out of office. The president has also had a history of jokingly stating that he would serve beyond his term limit.
In an interview with CNN, Troye explained, “The president when he’s joking, if he says that he’s joking, he’s telling you a half-truth. And in there is something fairly frightening and scary.”
“What you see is what you get. You should trust that. He doesn’t hide it,” she added.
On Thursday, White House press spokesman Kayleigh McEnany assured reporters that the president will “accept the results of a free and fair election.”
Troye and the Trump administration have been feuding in the public spotlight ever since Troye appeared in an ad dissing Trump for prioritizing his campaign over the pandemic. The White House, in response to Troye’s ad, has portrayed her as an angry former employee who is bitter from being escorted out of the White House.