Pence announces post-White House office, plans to move back to Indiana

Former Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PencePelosi says she would have put up a fight against Capitol mob: 'I'm a street fighter' Trump alumni launch America First Policy Institute Biden's policies are playing into Trump's hands MORE on Wednesday announced the creation of a post-White House transition office near Washington, D.C., but plans to move back to his home state of Indiana later this year.

Pence and former second lady Karen PenceKaren Sue PencePences announce birth of first grandchild Can a common bond of service unite our nation? The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - House boots Greene from committees; Senate plows ahead on budget MORE are living in Northern Virginia after leaving office, according to a news release, and the Office of the Former Vice President will be based in the Washington, D.C., area.

"The Vice President and Mrs. Pence look forward to continuing to elevate causes that are near and dear to their hearts and serving the American people when called upon," the release said.


Pence has not made any public appearances since Inauguration Day, when he attended Joe BidenJoe BidenIRS to roll out payments for ,000 child tax credit in July Capitol Police told not to use most aggressive tactics in riot response, report finds Biden to accompany first lady to appointment for 'common medical procedure' MORE's swearing-in ceremony.

The former vice president's final days in office saw his relationship with former President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden to move ahead with billion UAE weapons sale approved by Trump Fox News hires high-profile defense team in Dominion defamation lawsuit Associate indicted in Gaetz scandal cooperating with DOJ: report MORE fracture after four years of unflinching loyalty. Trump had urged Pence to intervene in the certification of electoral votes affirming Biden as president, something Pence said he did not have the authority to do.

Pro-Trump rioters who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 were heard chanting threats against Pence, who was whisked away by security before returning to finish the certification.

Pence is considered a potential 2024 GOP presidential candidate, though his relationship with Trump may complicate a potential bid. He is expected to launch a political organization in the coming months.