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Trump Attorney John Eastman Says He Heard SCOTUS Justices Were in Heated Fight About Wisconsin Cases

The New York Times is reporting on an email that Eastman sent on December 24, 2020, which includes the fact that Eastman had "heard" that there was a heated fight going on within the SCOTUS over hearing cases coming from Wisconsin.

3 Things You Need To Know From The Third 1/6 Committee Hearing

The third 1/6 Committee hearing focused on Trump's pressure campaign against Mike Pence, and how close Pence came to being assassinated.

Watch This Chilling New Video Of Trump’s Mob Targeting Mike Pence

A new video played by the 1/6 Committee revealed that Trump's mob planned to kill Mike Pence.

MAGA Nightmare: DOJ Pressures 1/6 Committee For Transcripts

Prosecutors from the Department of Justice wrote an official letter to the Select Committee stating that the Committee's failure to share transcripts from interviews is hampering Department of Justice "prosecutions" already underway.

What if there had been no adults in the room on January 6?

Thursday’s January 6 committee hearing explored the scary alternate universe if Mike Pence hadn’t stood up to Trump.

Jan. 6 Committee Lays Out Election Theft Scheme That Nearly Got Mike Pence Killed

Pence’s refusal to go along with Trump’s plan led to a mob searching for the vice president and chanting “Hang Mike Pence.”

Opinion | Mike Pence is not an American hero

Pence had plenty of time before Jan. 6 to come out against Trump's election fraud lies.

Why it matters that Ginni Thomas was in contact with John Eastman

While John Eastman claimed to have insights about what was going on at the Supreme Court, he was also in communication with Ginni Thomas. Hmm.

Architect of election scheme John Eastman to Rudy Giuliani: 'I should be on the pardon list'

John Eastman, the architect of Trump's 2020 election scheme, wrote to Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani requesting placement on Trump's "pardon list," according to emails made public by the Jan. 6 committee. Chuck Rosenberg explains what legal exposure Eastman may be under.

For Mike Pence, Jan. 6 Began Like Many Days. It Ended Like No Other.

An angry mob chanting “hang Mike Pence” came within 40 feet of the vice president. He spent nearly five hours in an underground loading dock. And the president called him a “wimp” and worse.

Trump aides told him that using Pence to overturn election was illegal

Placeholder while article actions loadPresident Donald Trump and his aides knew that it was not legal for his vice president, Mike Pence, to attempt to thwart Joe Biden’s victory on Jan. 6, 2021, b...

Ginni Thomas’s emails with Trump lawyer add to tumult at Supreme Court

Each day seems to bring a new controversy for the court, and Thursday’s was the additional revelations about Thomas, the wife of its longest serving member, Justice Clarence Thomas.

Analysis | New email reinforces Trump team saw ‘wild’ Jan. 6 unrest as leverage

We've known Trump was at the very least callous during the riot. The growing question is how much the violence was the point.

Analysis: Jan. 6 hearings have revealed a ton of new material. Here's a recap

The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, US Capitol attack has gone to great lengths to present the findings of its sprawling investigation in a succinct, digestible way. Here's everything we've learned from the panel's public hearings so far this month.

Analysis: The 16 most compelling lines from today's January 6 committee hearing

The third public hearing of the January 6 committee this month is in the books. It was heavily focused on the pressure campaign that Donald Trump brought to bear on Mike Pence to overturn the Electoral College results in advance of January 6, 2021.

Jan. 6 panel sends request to Ginni Thomas after she says she looks 'forward to talking'

House January 6 committee Chair Bennie Thompson on Thursday said the panel investigating the US Capitol attack has sent a letter to Virginia "Ginni" Thomas asking her to speak with them about her role in the effort to overturn the 2020 electoral results.

Jan. 6 panel calls Ginni Thomas to testify

Both Bennie Thompson and Liz Cheney, the select committee's chair and vice chair, agreed Thursday that it was time to bring the Supreme Court justice's wife in for questioning.

Key Trump lawyer sought presidential pardon after effort to overturn election failed

John Eastman asked Rudy Giuliani if he could be on Trump's "pardon list," according to an email the Jan. 6 panel revealed Thursday.

Tensions escalate as DOJ renews request for Jan. 6 panel transcripts

The Justice Department is calling out select committee investigators over their refusal to share full witness transcripts.

January 6 Committee Sends Letter To Ginni Thomas Requesting Meeting In Early July

The Daily Caller obtained the letter sent to Ginni Thomas by the January 6 House Committee.

Serial Liar Adam Schiff Urges DOJ To Pursue Criminal Charges Against Trump For Engaging In Alleged 'Multiple Criminal Acts'

Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff claims the House Select Committee investigating the “insurrection” at the U.S. Capitol has acquired substantial evidence proving former President Donald Trump “engaged in multiple criminal acts” while attempting to overturn the presidential election on January 6. In an interview with CNN on Tuesday night, the California Democrat called on the Justice…

Rachel Maddow Devastatingly Sums Up The Big Connection In The 1/6 Hearing

 Rachel Maddow put the facts together from the 1/6 hearing and the connection between the illegal plot to violence is devastating.

Trump called his vice president a "wimp" for failing to do his coup

The then-president reportedly berated Pence in a heated phone call on January 6.

Trump probably hated Jan. 6 witness Michael Luttig's testimony

The conservative judge reportedly advised Vice President Mike Pence not to go along with Trump's election schemes.

Trump, Told It Was Illegal, Still Pressured Pence to Overturn His Loss

In its third public hearing to lay out its findings, the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack showed evidence that the president knew his order to the vice president was unlawful.

8 takeaways from the January 6 hearings day 3

The House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection on Thursday detailed how former President Donald Trump tried to pressure his vice president to join in his scheme to overturn the presidential election -- and how Mike Pence's refusal put his life in danger as rioters called for his hanging on January 6, 2021.

The Jan. 6 select committee makes a criminal referral — its own way

For all the quibbling over whether they should ask DOJ to investigate Donald Trump, panel members effectively did so on Thursday.

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