Tag Archives: Andrew Clyde

GOP Rep To Sue Over Fines For Evading Metal Detectors

Roll Call reports: Rep. Andrew Clyde says he will go to federal court to fight $15,000 in fines he incurred for dodging security screening at the entrance to the House floor. On Monday, the House Ethics Committee announced it upheld both fines the Georgia Republican was assessed for eluding the magnetometers. Clyde was cited for “deliberately” avoiding security screening by …

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GOP Rep Says He Intentionally Evaded House Metal Detectors In Order To Have Standing To Sue Pelosi

Fox News reports: GOP Rep. Andrew Clyde said he wasn’t trying to sneak a gun into the House chamber when he bypassed new metal detectors installed at the Capitol in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot. Instead, the Second Amendment enthusiast said he was purposely skirting the new security rules to have a chance to sue House Speaker Nancy …

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Two GOP Reps Fined $5K For Evading Metal Detectors

The Washington Post reports: Two Republican House members have been fined $5,000 for bypassing the security screening that has been set up outside the House chamber in the wake of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob, a senior Democratic aide said Friday. The lawmakers, Reps. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex.) and Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.), appear to be …

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