Well, he better not do a Ford or it could backfire in 2020. Anyway, with the economy so good – it might be the case Pence would get elected. I mean, Ford almost did, but his pardon turned enough voters to slightly tilt the results.
Anyway, there is no way Pence has any dirt to do a Trump. He’s incredibly religious. In fact, he would have been a better candidate (saying this from a hypothetical Republican POV).