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Mike Pence Calls Trump Un-American In Explosive Rejection Of Coup Plot

Mike Pence didn't dance around Trump's claims that he could overturn the election. He flat out rejected the idea and Trump's coup.

The 1/6 Committee Has Jim Jordan’s Phone Records And The Evidence Is Damning

The 1/6 Committee is now in possession of Rep. Jim Jordan's phone records, and they show that Jordan talked to Trump before the Capitol attack.

After RNC Declares Domestic Terror Legitimate Political Discourse, Trumper Who Attacked Cops On 1/6 In Court

Less than an hour after the RNC declared that the 1/6 attack was legitimate political discourse, a Trump supporter appeared in court for attacking police at the Capitol.

RNC Officially Sides With 1/6 Insurrections And Sanctions Cheney And Kinzinger

The RNC officially censured Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger by voice vote with no discussion for investigating the 1/6 attack.

‘Trump Is Wrong,’ Pence Says of False Claim About Overturning Election

Former Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech on Friday that he had no right to overturn the 2020 election, as the former president has falsely claimed.

Arizona’s Right Wing Sought Power to Overturn Votes. Rusty Bowers Said No.

The speaker of the Republican-controlled Arizona House — who supported Donald J. Trump in 2020 — just torpedoed a bill that would have let lawmakers reject the results of an election.

Analysis | Incremental change means less when you’re at the extreme

Pence's moment of courage came a year ago. His party's acquiescence to Trump isn't revealed by parsing the language of a resolution.

Analysis | The significance of Pence’s rebuke of Trump

“President Trump is wrong,” Pence said of Trump saying that Pence could've overturned the 2020 election. The comments echoed what Pence said before but were more direct — and for a reason.

Several establishment Republicans push back on party's punishment of Cheney and Kinzinger

Several establishment Republicans, including 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney, are publicly criticizing their party's decision to censure GOP Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger over their service on the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.

In censure of Cheney and Kinzinger, RNC calls events of January 6 'legitimate political discourse'

In a resolution formally censuring GOP Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger, the Republican National Committee on Friday described the events surrounding the January 6, 2021 insurrection -- which have been at the center of a House probe -- as "legitimate political discourse."

'From cowardice to depravity': George Conway on the GOP - CNN Video

Conservative attorney George Conway blasts the Republican National Committee resolution calling the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol "legitimate political discourse."

Donald Trump and Jim Jordan spoke for 10 minutes on the morning of January 6

The House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection is now in possession of White House records that provide new details about a phone call Donald Trump made to Republican Rep. Jim Jordan on January 6, 2021 -- as the investigation drills down on the former President's communications that day and questions have long swirled around calls between him and lawmakers.

Pence rebukes Trump: ‘I had no right to overturn the election’

After Trump said at a recent rally that he’s considering pardons for those arrested for involvement in the Jan. 6 riots, Pence described it as a “dark day.”

McCarthy: Cheney, Kinzinger would have 'hard time ever coming back to Congress'

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Friday he believes GOP Reps.

McCarthy: Cheney, Kinzinger Would Have 'Hard Time Ever Coming Back to Congress'

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said Friday on Fox News Channel's "The Story" that Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) would have a "hard time ever coming back to Congress" after the Republican National Committee censured them. | Clips

Liz Cheney’s censure underscores Republican loyalties to Trump

GOP critiques of the committee investigating the January 6 insurrection serve to further normalize the attack.

Mike Pence Rebuts Trump’s Claim That VP Can Overturn Election: 'President Trump Is Wrong'

The former vice president said, yet again, that he did the right thing by obeying the Constitution and disobeying Donald Trump.

Opinion | The GOP is now officially on record as being pro-Jan. 6

The Republican National Committee believes the Capitol rioters were "ordinary citizens engaged in legitimate political discourse."

G.O.P. Declares Jan. 6 Attack ‘Legitimate Political Discourse’

The Republican National Committee voted to censure Representatives Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for participating in the inquiry into the deadly riot at the Capitol.

Pence says Trump was wrong when he claimed the vice president could have overturned the 2020 election

In a speech given during a Federalist Society gathering, the former vice president said former president Donald Trump was wrong when he claimed that Pence could have overturned the results of the 2020 election, which Joe Biden won.

McCarthy in bind as conservatives push GOP to oust Cheney in her primary

GOP leaders are facing growing pressure from conservative hardliners to put their political muscle behind a primary challenge seeking to oust Rep. Liz Cheney, a move that puts top Republicans in an awkward spot as they try to avoid intraparty fights and the ire of Donald Trump in their quest to take back the majority.

Hogan calls RNC censure of Cheney, Kinzinger a 'sad day' for GOP

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) called the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) censure of Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) a “sad day” for his party.

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