“The revelation amounted to a single highlighted sentence in an email sent days after the attack by one of Donald Trump’s lawyers, John Eastman, to another, Rudy Giuliani: ‘I’ve decided that I should be on the pardon list, if that is still in the works.'” The Atlantic: The January 6 Committee’s Most Damning Revelation Yet. (This whole investigation is a confirmation that what you saw is what happened. What will be done about this relentless crime against America?)

+ “If Pence caved we’re going to drag motherf-ckers through the streets,’ one rioter was captured on video saying. ‘He deserves to burn with the rest of them,’ another said. A man with a bullhorn agitated the crowd. ‘Mike Pence has betrayed the United States of America,’ he informed the already agitated mob. ‘Mike Pence has betrayed this President.’ He finished with a threat and a promise: ‘We will never, ever forget.'” Susan Glasser in The New Yorker: The third hearing on the attack on the Capitol revealed that the Proud Boys would have killed the Vice-President ‘if given the chance.’ (Mike Pence has been given the chance to testify at these hearings. But even being chased by a crowd intent on murdering him isn’t an extreme enough experience to risk alienating Trump’s rabid base.)