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Pence Under Pressure: Day 3 of Jan. 6 Hearings
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The Jan. 6 committee resumed its public hearings Thursday with a session focused on Donald Trump’s campaign to pressure then-Vice President Mike Pence to block congressional certification of Joe Biden’s presidential election win.

Pence wasn’t at the hearing, which lasted several hours. Greg Jacob, who was Pence’s chief counsel, and J. Michael Luttig, a prominent conservative former federal appeals court judge, both of whom advised Pence he had no legal authority to block or delay the certification, testified. The panel also presented video excerpts from depositions by others, including Marc Short, who was Pence’s chief of staff.