The Path to Power

by Andrea Neal

Published by: Red Lightning Books

296 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.00 in, 20 b&w illus.

  • Hardcover
  • 9781684350377
  • Published: July 2018


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  • 9781684350384
  • Published: July 2018


What does a person need to learn before they can survive as the vice president under a tumultuous administration? How do you continue to honor the laws and the constitution of the country in the face of increasingly vitriolic partisan politics? Mike Pence's vice presidency of the United States wasn't always easy. To some, he is the personification of American conservative values, but to others, his ideals are the epitome of prejudice and bigotry.
In Pence: The Path to Power, journalist Andrea Neal showcases how the vice president arrived at this position of influence. Neal interviews friends, family, staff, former teachers, and politicians on both sides of the aisle to reveal a multifaceted view of the self-described Christian, Conservative, and Republican–in that order–from his beginnings in a large Irish Catholic family in Columbus, Indiana, through the scandals of his first election, to his time beside Donald Trump. This candid look at Mike Pence's life exposes his unexpected path to power and the individuals who influenced him along the way.