Trump wanted a different insurrection: Jan. 6 hearing reveals violent intent behind Pence plot | Salon.com

Thousands of Donald Trump supporters gather outside the U.S. Capitol building following a "Stop the Steal" rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC.  (Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images)

It is pretty clear that Eastman knew there was a good chance for serious bloodshed if Pence overturned the election.

after the insurrection on Jan. 6th he came back to one of the White House lawyers who said what is no doubt going to be one of the most famous quotes of this scandal: “I’m going to give you the best free legal advice you’re ever getting in your life. Get a great f-ing criminal defense lawyer. You’re going to need it.” A few days later Eastman emailed Trump’s other attorney Rudy Giuliani asking to be on the “pardon list.”

Source: Trump wanted a different insurrection: Jan. 6 hearing reveals violent intent behind Pence plot | Salon.com

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