Lawyers told Trump that pressuring Pence to overthrow election was illegal
Things got heated in the White House when lawyers and a former judge were arguing against Trump’s plan, witnesses told the third hearing into the US Capitol riots.
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Trump pressured Pence to overturn election, panel hears
Donald Trump pressured Mike Pence to overturn his 2020 election defeat, despite being told repeatedly it was illegal to do so, aides to Mr Pence told the committee investigating the 6 January 2021 attack on the US Capitol.