12 GOP Lawmakers Oppose Medals for U.S. Capitol Police Who Battled Insurrectionists

HeadlineMar 19, 2021

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to award Congressional Gold Medals to all members of the Capitol Police force over their role in battling the mob of Trump supporters that attacked Congress on January 6. A dozen pro-Trump Republicans voted against the measure, citing objections to language that referred to the January 6 Capitol assault as an “insurrection.”

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