U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 panel examines Trump's pressure on Pence

Posted on AllSides June 16th, 2022
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The congressional committee investigating last year's deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol turns its attention on Thursday to then-President Donald Trump's attempts to pressure former Vice President Mike Pence to overturn his 2020 election defeat.

The House of Representatives select committee has scheduled a hearing for 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT), looking at efforts by Trump and some of his associates to convince Pence to prevent formal congressional certification of Democrat Joe Biden's victory in the November 2020 presidential election.

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