Nation Apr 10

‘Clear the Capitol,’ Pence pleaded, timeline of riot shows

From a secure room in the Capitol on Jan. 6, as rioters pummeled police and vandalized the building, Vice President Mike Pence tried to assert control. In an urgent phone call to the acting defense secretary, he issued a startling…

Former Vice President Pence offered the outgoing administration’s formal goodbye to Vice President Harris on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. The tradition would normally happen between the outgoing and incoming presidents, but Trump did not attend.

Jan 13

House urges Pence to oust Trump, prepares for impeachment

Trump is on the verge of becoming the only president in history to be twice impeached. His incendiary rhetoric at a rally ahead of the Capitol uprising is now in the impeachment charge against him — to be taken up…