Former US vice-president Mike Pence has launched his campaign to be elected as the next US President.
During his launch The Republican accused former President Donal Trump of being unfaithful to the US constitution and of abandoning conservative values.
The move pits him against his two-time running mate, who he served under in the White House from 2017-21.
Mr Pence’s Irish heritage stems from his grandfather, who immigrated from Tubbercurry in Co Sligo to the US in 1923
Mr Pence, 64, also claimed President Joe Biden nor Donald Trump are similar to average Americans who know how to “treat each other with kindness and respect even when we disagree”.