"Illegal and Unconstitutional:" What We Learned From The Third Jan. 6 Hearing : The NPR Politics Podcast The committee centered its third hearing around one person in particular: former Vice President Mike Pence, honing in on the pressure put on him by former President Trump to overturn the 2020 election. Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney began the hearing by saying: "What the president wanted the vice president to do was not just wrong. It was illegal and unconstitutional." The hearing featured live testimony from two Pence legal advisors, Greg Jacob and retired fourth circuit judge Michael Luttig.

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"Illegal and Unconstitutional:" What We Learned From The Third Jan. 6 Hearing

"Illegal and Unconstitutional:" What We Learned From The Third Jan. 6 Hearing

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The committee centered its third hearing around one person in particular: former Vice President Mike Pence, honing in on the pressure put on him by former President Trump to overturn the 2020 election.

Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney began the hearing by saying: "What the president wanted the vice president to do was not just wrong. It was illegal and unconstitutional."

The hearing featured live testimony from two Pence legal advisors, Greg Jacob and retired fourth circuit judge Michael Luttig.

Read more: https://www.npr.org/1105513685

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