Lawyers Lie: Trump Didn’t Know Pence Was In Danger

The Daily Beast reports:

President Trump’s impeachment defense lawyers said on Friday that Trump was unaware Vice President Mike Pence had been evacuated from the Capitol on Jan. 6 when he sent a tweet attacking Pence.

In response to a question submitted by Sens. Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Susan Collins (R-ME), Trump’s lawyer said “at no point was he aware that the vice president was in any danger.”

But, Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) said on Wednesday that he phoned Trump, at around 2:15 p.m., and informed him, in real time, that the VP was being whisked away by Secret Service.

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