Trump, advisers knew plan to overturn 2020 election was illegal and likely to incite riots | CBC News
Donald Trump's closest advisers viewed his last-ditch efforts to pressure his then vice-president, Mike Pence, to reject the tally of state electors and overturn the 2020 election as "nuts," "crazy" and even likely incite riots, witnesses revealed in stark testimony to the Jan. 6 committee on Thursday.
Jan. 6 panel probes Trump pressure on Pence to reject election
The 1/6 committee is set to plunge into Donald Trump’s last-ditch effort to salvage the 2020 election by pressuring U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to reject the electoral count — a highly unusual and potentially illegal strategy that was set in motion in the run-up to the U.S. Capitol riot.
Jan. 6 panel looking into Trump’s pressure on Pence to reject election results - National
With two witnesses Thursday, the U.S. House panel intends to show how Donald Trump’s false claims of a fraudulent election left him grasping for alternative solutions.
Jan 6 panel details pressure campaign toward Pence
In it's third hearing the House panel investigating the Capitol insurrection detailed Donald Trump's pressure campaign to get his vice president, Mike Pence, to delay or reject the certification of Joe Biden’s election victory on Jan. 6, 2021. (June 17)