- Nancy Pelosi is accused of ignoring metal detectors placed outside the House Chamber, days after she fined two Republican lawmakers for the same offense
- GOP members of the Committee on House Administration submitted a letter to the Sergeant at Arms Friday demanding Pelosi pay a $5,000 fine
- ‘Yesterday at approximately 9:59am multiple members observed [Pelosi] entering the House Chamber without completing security screening,’ they wrote
- Acting Sergeant at Arms Timothy Blodgett responded to the request Saturday saying he cannot fine Pelosi unless Capitol Police report the offense
The House Speaker is accused of ignoring the metal detectors she had installed outside the House Chamber in the wake of the January 6 riots, days after she fined two lawmakers for committing the same offense.
In a letter written to acting Sergeant at Arms Timothy Blodgett Friday, GOP members of the Committee on House Administration claimed Pelosi was seen entering the House Chamber Thursday morning ‘without completing security screening.’
‘What was observed was a clear violation of House Resolution 73 and you are required by House Rules to impose this fine,’ they wrote, referring to the new House security rules.
‘We are demanding she face the same fines as every other member of Congress,’ they said in a tweet of the letter.