Sat. Jan 22nd, 2022

Former Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called the Jan. 6 Capitol riot an attempt to “overturn results of the presidential election that had been certified by all 50 states.”

Why it matters: Though the former vice president’s op-ed in the Washington Post focuses on rebutting filibuster reforms, these are also the most public statements Pence has made about the post-election narrative and the attack as an effort to interfere with President Biden’s victory.

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Of note: People in and around Pence’s office have been particularly cooperative as the Jan. 6 select committee focuses on what former President Trump was doing during the more than three hours the Capitol was under attack, sources familiar with the testimony told Axios.

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