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Jan. 6 Committee Transcript Says Mastriano Called VP Pence on Day of Capitol Attack

Andy Feliciotti

A House Select Committee transcript says Pennsylvania state Senator Doug Mastriano called Vice President Mike Pence on the day of the U.S. Capitol attack. WITF’s Brett Sholtis has the details from the transcript – and a conversation with Mastriano’s lawyer.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 12/30/22)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.