Hearings of January 6 livestream: Trump called Pence a ‘prick’ and a ‘p***y’ for not agreeing to undo the 2020 election

Hearings of January 6 livestream: Trump called Pence a ‘prick’ and a ‘p***y’ for not agreeing to undo the 2020 election

Hearings of January 6 livestream: Trump called Pence a ‘prick’ and a ‘p***y’ for not agreeing to undo the 2020 election

Judge tells Jan 6 commission he would ‘lay over the road’ to avoid flipping election

The Jan. 6 House Committee’s third public hearing is underway, focusing on Donald Trump’s allies pressure campaign to get then Vice President Mike Pence to reverse the 2020 Congressional election. to make.

An hour after it started, the commission tweeted that President Trump knew he had lost the 2020 election and was overseeing a plan to overthrow the will of the people: “when the vice president refused to go along, he unleashed a violent mob against Pence on the capital”.

Earlier, Representative Bennie Thompson said his panel will request a testimony from Ginni Thomas, a longtime conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

“We think it’s time we invited her to come and talk to the committee at some point,” said Mr Thompson.

Emails received by the commission have revealed that Ms. Thomas had been in contact with members of the Trump circle in the weeks leading up to Jan. 6, 2021, including emails between her and John Eastman, the law professor who took the lead in formulating a plan for Mr. Pence to interfere in the election results.

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Shown is an email Mr. Jacob received from John Eastman after the riots began asking Pence to consider suspending Congress for ten days and sending voters back to states.

Mr Jacob said he later showed the email to Pence, who thought it was “rubber room stuff” and “demonstrably crazy”.

Oliver O’ConnellJune 16, 2022 8:25 PM

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Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence were “frustrated” that Trump never checked in with them during the Capitol riots, Jacob says.

Nevertheless, Pence was “determined” to complete the vote certification process and not give the rioters the “satisfaction” of disrupting the process.

Oliver O’ConnellJune 16, 2022 20:22

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‘You’re a wimp’: Ivanka Trump remembers dad’s last January 6 conversation with Pence

In an appeal to then-Vice President Mike Pence on the morning of Jan. 6, then-President Donald Trump said he was not “tough enough” to undo the election, calling him a “sul,” according to witness statements. Gathered by the House Select Committee investigating the 2021 Capitol attack.

Oliver O’ConnellJune 16, 2022 20:22

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This is when Trump sent the tweet about Pence:

Oliver O’ConnellJune 16, 2022 8:20 PM

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Greg Jacob testifies that the Secret Service asked Pence to get into a car to leave the area below the Capitol where they were being held for their safety.

Pence refused, because, according to Jacob, he “didn’t want to take a chance that the world would see the Vice President of the United States flee the Capitol.”

Oliver O’ConnellJune 16, 2022 20:19

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Rep. Aguilar reveals that a confidential informant from the Proud Boys told the FBI that the group would have killed Pence if given the chance.

Oliver O’ConnellJune 16, 2022 20:17

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Rep Aguilar: Ben Williamson, assistant to Mark Meadows and Sarah Matthews, assistant White House press secretary, testified that Meadows went to the dining room at the Oval to tell Trump about the violence at the Capitol, before the president’s tweet to 2:24 p.m. when he attacked Pence.

Immediately after the tweet, the crowd at the Capitol rushed forward.

Ms. Matthews recalls, “It felt like he was pouring gasoline on the fire.”

The vice president was quickly evacuated from his ceremonial Senate office to a secure location within the Capitol complex.

At one point, Pence was only 40 feet away from the rioters.

Oliver O’ConnellJune 16, 2022 8:16 PM

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January 6 Hearing Finds Trump Lied About Mike Pence Agreeing He Could Undo the Election

An attorney who served as Mike Pence’s chief legal counsel in the days leading up to Jan. 6 rebuked Donald Trump on Thursday, saying that a statement the president made in which he claimed the vice president agreed to take power had to undo the election, “was categorically incorrect. †

Greg Jacob made the statement Thursday just before the Jan. 6 commission took a recess.

Oliver O’ConnellJune 16, 2022 20:15

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Trump revised his rally speech to take a tougher look at Mike Pence.

Rep. Aguilar says: “The President’s words had effect. President Trump’s supporters became angry… Rioters who had erected makeshift gallows began to sing ‘Hang Mike Pence.’

Rioters believe Pence betrayed them and Trump.

Oliver O’ConnellJune 16, 2022 8:05 PM

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Much of the first family was in the Oval Office that morning when Trump had a “heated” conversation with Mike Pence, as Ivanka Trump describes it in her statement.

She adds that it was “a different tone” than she’d heard her father hit with Pence before.

Trump’s aide recalls Trump calling Pence a “little bitch,” Ms. Trump’s chief of staff Julie Radford said Ivanka told her he called him “the p-word.”

Oliver O’ConnellJune 16, 2022 8:03 PM