Tag Archives: Andrew Clyde

Greene And Clyde Hit With More Mask Refusal Fines

The Washington Examiner reports: The House Ethics Committee on Monday disclosed additional fines against Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Andrew Clyde for failing to comply with the chamber’s face mask rules. The fines are the latest in a series for the Georgia Republicans, who have both protested a requirement to wear a face mask on the House floor as a …

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Cultist Rep Defends “Tourists” Claim In Fiery Exchange

Forbes reports: Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.) said during a fiery back-and-forth in a House committee hearing on Tuesday that he stands by comments comparing the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to a “normal tourist visit” and his vote against congressional gold medals for law enforcement that responded to the attack, on the same day that four officers told …

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GOP Rep Refuses To Shake Hands With Beaten Cop

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Andrew S. Clyde (R-Ga.), who voted against awarding police officers the Congressional Gold Medal for their bravery in protecting the U.S. Capitol against violent, pro-Trump rioters on Jan. 6, refused to shake hands with D.C. police officer Michael Fanone on Wednesday. Fanone was beaten unconscious after he voluntarily rushed to the Capitol to help defend …

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GOP Reps Hire Cuccinelli For Metal Detector Lawsuit

Law & Crime reports: Two Republican lawmakers suing House officials over new security screening rules have hired attorney Ken Cuccinelli, one of former President Donald Trump’s most controversial political appointees, to represent them in their legal battle, according to court documents. Cuccinelli, the pugnacious former Attorney General of Virginia, was one of the most divisive figures of the Trump administration. …

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GOP Reps Sue Over Metal Detector Fines: “Harassment”

The Hill reports: Two GOP lawmakers announced Monday that they have filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of fines issued against them for failing to complete security screenings to enter the House chamber. Republican Reps. Louie Gohmert (Texas) and Andrew Clyde (Ga.) both tried to appeal the fines — which are $5,000 for the first offense and $10,000 for the …

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Photo Shows GOP Rep Barricading Door From “Tourists”

The Independent reports: A photo has emerged of Andrew Clyde, the Republican congressman who claimed “there was no insurrection” and compared US Capitol rioters to “tourists”, barricading the House chamber during the attack. “The Rep. Clyde news reminded me of this,” Roll Call photographer Tom Williams tweeted this week, and included a picture of the Georgia congressman in a group …

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GOP Rep Claims Capitol Riot Was “Normal Tourist Visit”

“Let’s be honest with the American people. It was not an insurrection. And we cannot call it that and be truthful. “The Cambridge English dictionary defines an insurrection as, and I quote, ‘an organized attempt by a group of people to defeat their government and take control of their country, usually by violence.’ “There was an undisciplined mob. And there …

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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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