Pelosi says lawmakers will be issued with $5,000 fines if they bypass metal detectors to get to the House floor

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has warned congressional lawmakers that they could face $5,000 fines if they evade metal detectors that were installed in...
"It is tragic that this step is necessary, but the Chamber of the People's House must and will be safe," she said.

the wake of the Capitol riots last week.

"It is tragic that this step is necessary, but the Chamber of the People's House must and will be safe," she said.

Multiple Republican lawmakers have attempted to bypass the new metal detectors, which were installed this week after the failed insurrection by pro-Trump supporters on January 6.

Capitol Police told Buzzfeed that they would not be surprised if some lawmakers helped to organize last week's riots.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has warned congressional lawmakers that they could be issued with $5,000 fines if they evade metal detectors that were installed in the wake of the Capitol riots last week.

"It is tragic that this step is necessary, but the Chamber of the People's House must and will be safe," she said, according to The Hill.

Under the proposed rules, members who fail to walk through…
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