1/6 Committee member, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) said that Trump used the 1/6 attack to pressure Pence to go along with his coup.
Trump is now trying to block the 1/6 Committee from getting his call logs, handwritten notes from the chief of staff Mark Meadows, and his speech drafts.
Specifics about former President Donald Trump's efforts to keep secret the support from his White House for overturning his loss of the 2020 election were revealed in late-night court filings that detail more than 700 pages of handwritten notes, draft documents and daily logs his top advisers kept related to January 6.
Some of the materials Trump is trying to withhold include emails, call logs, briefing lists and the draft of a speech for the Jan. 6 Save America March.
John Eastman, a conservative lawyer working with then-President Donald Trump's legal team, said in a radio interview in early January that then-Vice President Mike Pence had the power to throw the 2020 presidential election to the House of Representatives.
A video captured by a Democratic activist shows conservative lawyer John Eastman, who had worked with then-President Donald Trump's legal team, criticizing former Vice President Mike Pence for not overturning the 2020 election results. CNN legal analyst Ellie Honig discusses.
A lawyer for then-President Donald Trump blamed Mike Pence for causing the violence at the US Capitol on January 6 with his refusal to block Congress' certification of the 2020 election results -- as the riot was occurring and the then-vice president hid from the mob who had breached the building, the Washington Post reported.
The former president's effort to suppress more than 750 pages of records is far broader than previously known, a new court filing reveals.
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