The House Ethics Committee Thursday dropped $5,000 fines facing both House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., and Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., after they successfully appealed allegations that they skirted House magnetometers.
Lawmakers are required to walk through metal detectors erected outside the House chamber – a security measure instated following the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol building.
REP. VIRGINIA FOXX BECOMES 5TH HOUSE MEMBER FINED FOR FAILING TO PASS THROUGH METAL DETECTORS
Five lawmakers, including GOP Reps. Louie Gohmert of Texas and Andrew Clyde of Georgia, and most recently Virginia Foxx of North Carolina, have all been slapped with $5,000 fines for reportedly evading the security measures.
Cylburn — the only Democrat to be issued a fine – and Rogers are the first l
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