90 Miles From Tyranny : Republican Lawmakers Barred From Entering D.C. Jail to Visit Jan. 6 Political Prisoners

Friday, July 30, 2021

Republican Lawmakers Barred From Entering D.C. Jail to Visit Jan. 6 Political Prisoners

A group of Republican lawmakers on Thursday were locked out of the Washington DC prison where the January 6 political prisoners are being held, and accused of trespassing.

“My colleagues and I were locked out of the Deplorable Jail!” tweeted Marjorie Taylor-Greene (R-Ga.).

After they were initially allowed in the entrance way, and given masks, an officer told the House republicans that they were trespassing, and locked them out.

“My gosh, the government is upside down,” Gohmert, a former judge, exclaimed.

“Every day in America people are locked in prison, it’s not every day people are locked out of a prison, but that is what happened to multiple members of Congress today, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said during a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol afterward.

Reps Gaetz, MTG, Bob Good (R-Va.), Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) and Louis Gohmert (R-Tex.) attempted to tour the facility to see how the detainees are being treated.

Gaetz said in his remarks that they were just denied the ability to carry out their two “principle responsibilities” as congressmen—to appropriate funds, and to conduct oversight.

“How does the Biden administration expect us to participate in the representative Republic when they deprive us of access to information that would inform our oversight work and our appropriations decisions?” Gaetz complained.

The same group of conservative lawmakers Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) were barred from entering the Department of Justice on Tuesday, while leftists attempted to disrupt their press conference. The lawmakers held the presser outside the DOJ to condemn the harsh treatment of the January 6th political prisoners and demand answers from Attorney General Merrick Garland on a number of issues regarding...

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1 comment:

  1. Subpoena them to come before YOU.
    While you are at it send for the arresting officer as well, then lock him up for not showing.


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