Home Politics Republican Rep. stays quiet when requested whether or not he smuggled a...

Republican Rep. stays quiet when requested whether or not he smuggled a firearm into Home chamber on Jan 6


Cawthorn has not responded to questions on how he occurred to have his hid firearm on him when the Capitol constructing was beset by insurrectionists. If he was in a position to return to his workplace and retrieve his gun, or another person was, in between the purpose when the Home chamber was closed down and representatives had been escorted to security, will not be identified. In reality, it appears somewhat unlikely. Cawthorn’s communications director Micah Bock released a statement that didn’t assuage anybody’s fears that Cawthorn isn’t completely breaking the legislation. “Rep. Cawthorn workouts his 2nd Modification rights, in addition to the privileges obtainable to members of Congress. Congressman Cawthorn seeks to comply with the steerage of Capitol police and is immensely grateful for the work that they do.”

Cawthorn, like a great bootlicking Republican, has tried to decry the brand new safety laws, whereas additionally saying he isn’t solely in opposition to them, reportedly telling the information that he “didn’t want to be patted down like a criminal,” whereas additionally saying “I had no drawback being wanded. However I don’t wish to be dealt with and patted down simply because I’m in a wheelchair.”

Is it the wheelchair factor or the felony factor, Rep. Cawthorn? As a result of Black and brown youngsters in metropolis colleges with out wheelchairs and with wheelchairs undergo that daily they usually haven’t promoted an riot in opposition to the federal government. As one Home Democrat advised CNN, “Till there’s an investigation and till we perceive our colleagues’ degree of complicity within the assault, we do not understand how concerned they actually had been. Till we’ve solutions, I do not assume we should always belief themnot all of them in fact, however a few of them.”


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