A photo released from the National Archives to the House January 6 committee shows then-Vice President Mike Pence in a secure Capitol Hill location. Photo: AP
A photo released from the National Archives to the House January 6 committee shows then-Vice President Mike Pence in a secure Capitol Hill location. Photo: AP

Donald Trump unleashed mob after VP Mike Pence rejected election plot, Capitol riot panel hears

  • The vice-president’s life ‘was in danger’, with the mob storming the building coming within 12 metres of him
  • Trump supporters threatened to hang Pence for failing to cooperate, even erecting a gallows in front of the Capitol

A photo released from the National Archives to the House January 6 committee shows then-Vice President Mike Pence in a secure Capitol Hill location. Photo: AP
A photo released from the National Archives to the House January 6 committee shows then-Vice President Mike Pence in a secure Capitol Hill location. Photo: AP
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