House impeachment managers also revealed that on Jan. 6 Trump sent out a tweet attacking Vice President Pence just minutes after Senator Tommy Tuberville of Alabama told the president on the phone that Pence had to be evacuated from the Capitol due to the riots.
Democrats also revealed protest organizers did not initially have a permit to march from their rally site on Jan. 6, but the White House intervened to make sure people could march to the Capitol.
I remember the moment I saw Trump's tweet attacking Pence. We were in the chamber as aides were scrambling to bar the doors. Some were sobbing in fear. The mob was outside. Someone yelled out shots had been fired.
I turned to Tim Kaine and said, "Oh my god, he's egging them on."
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) February 12, 2021
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