The Washington Post reports:
The violent mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 came perilously close to Vice President Pence, who was not evacuated from the Senate chamber for about 14 minutes after the Capitol Police reported an attempted breach of the complex — enough time for the marauders to rush inside the building and approach the vice president’s location, according to law enforcement officials and video footage from that day.
Secret Service officers eventually spirited Pence to a room off the Senate floor with his wife and daughter after rioters began to pour into the Capitol, many loudly denouncing the vice president as a traitor as they marched through the first floor below the Senate chamber. About a minute after Pence was hustled out of the chamber, a group charged up the stairs to a second-floor landing in the Senate, chasing a Capitol Police officer who drew them away from the Senate.
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The #MAGAterrorists were minutes and feet away from murdering Mike Pence *and* his wife and daughter but…
…tell me again about how a liberal once asked Sarah Sanders to leave her restaurant. https://t.co/LZMGMml4Wj
— Mehdi Hasan (@mehdirhasan) January 15, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: The rioting criminal mob came within 60~ seconds of seeing Mike Pence on Jan. 6.
And they were just 90 feet away from a small office where Pence was hiding, before a cop steered them away.
— Paul Kane (@pkcapitol) January 15, 2021