Wednesday was a busy day for former vp Mike Pence.
Pence is publishing his first autobiography with writer Simon & Schuster, the corporate introduced in a information launch.
The guide announcement comes the identical day Pence introduced he’s launching his personal conservative political advocacy group, to “merge conventional conservative values with the Make America Nice Once more coverage agenda.”
“This presently untitled guide is the story of Pence’s religion and public service,” Simon & Schuster stated.
The 2-book deal will cowl Pence’s life, from his rise in Columbus, Indiana, to pivotal moments within the Trump White Home, with the primary guide to be printed tentatively in 2023.
The highlight on Pence comes amid indicators and hypothesis that he’s contemplating a 2024 presidential run. Since leaving the White Home, Pence has joined Heritage Foundation, a conservative suppose tank in Washington, D.C. Later this month, he’s additionally slated to ship a speech at a conservative Christian nonprofit in South Carolina, his first public handle since leaving workplace.
Pence joins a guide membership of different political figures who’ve printed their tales after leaving workplace. Barack Obama’s memoir “A Promised Land” bought more than 887,000 copies on the primary day of its launch in November 2020. In 2017, Joe Biden wrote “Promise Me, Dad,” which reportedly netted him greater than $10 million in income.
The publishing firm declined to touch upon how a lot Pence can be compensated or present additional particulars on the second guide.
“I’m grateful to have the chance to inform the story of my life in public service to the American individuals, from serving in Congress, to the Indiana Governor’s workplace and as Vice President of the US,” Pence stated within the launch.
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