Although it is a long shot, what if President Trump is impeached and the Senate votes to remove him from office? Do you trust Mitt Romney to vote according to facts or according to his hatred of Trump? How many other Rinos fall into this category?
And if this long shot happens, Pence will have a minimum amount of time to select a new vice-president. Because if Pence is assassinated, Nancy Pelosi will assume her mantle of Queen.