The Party that claims to be the one of Law & Order has the Louie Gohmert faction that does not want to honor the Capitol Police for putting down the insurrection.
Louie Gohmert and his insurrectionist posse
This vote makes these Congresspersons bona fide insurrectionist posse members. So why did they do it? According to the Longview News-Journal,
Republican U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert of Tyler was one of three Texas congressmen who voted against a resolution Wednesday honoring U.S. Capitol Police for its efforts to protect members of both chambers during the Jan. 6 riot.
Republican U.S. Reps. Michael Cloud of Victoria and Lance Gooden of Terrell also voted against a resolution that awarded Congressional Gold Medals — the legislative chamber’s “highest expression of national appreciation for distinguished achievements and contributions” — to members of the Capitol police force. The bipartisan resolution passed 413-12.
Politico reported that allies in Congress of former President Donald Trump tried “to scrub references to the insurrection” from the resolution.
Before the vote, Gohmert had circulated his own resolution that did not mention the attack and sought to distance the deaths of Officers Brian Sicknick and Jeffrey Smith from the date of Jan. 6 because they both died in the following days. Authorities recently charged two suspected rioters for assaulting Sicknick with a chemical spray, but it remains unknown if that exposure caused his death. Smith died by suicide several days later.
We will stamp this vote on each of their foreheads figuratively. The purported law and order and blue-lives-matter Pharisees voted against the police.
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