She proceeded, “Sadly, just days later, many House Republicans have disrespected our heroes by verbally abusing them and refusing to adhere to basic precautions keeping members of our Congressional community, including the Capitol Police, safe.” That spoken misuse originated from the suches as of Reps. Steve Womack of Arkansas and also Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma, both Republicans. “I was physically restrained!” Womack screamed, and also “It’s my constitutional right!” Mullin shouted at the cops. The cops that conserved them and also their associates simply a week previously.
One House Democrat that spoke with CNN claimed there is “increasing tensions with certain incoming freshmen for months, who have been insistent on bringing firearms in violation of law and guidelines.” That would certainly be especially Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert, that started the objection Tuesday evening by suggesting with the cops and also rejecting to reveal what remained in her bag when getting in the chamber. Another possible danger is Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina, that admitted to his neighborhood paper that he had a crammed weapon on the House flooring throughout the troubles.
“There are concerns about the gun-toting members, but also we don’t know who they’re going to bring to the inauguration who can bypass the metal detectors,” a 2nd House Democrat informed CNN. “Until there’s an investigation and until we understand our colleagues’ level of complicity in the attack, we don’t know how involved they really were. Until we have answers, I don’t think we should trust them—not all of them of course, but some of them.” They should not.