GOP rep says he intentionally sidestepped House metal detectors to get legal standing to sue Pelosi

GOP Rep. Andrew Clyde said he wasn’t trying to sneak a gun into the House chamber when he bypassed new metal detectors installed at the Capitol in the wake of…

GOP congressman appeals Pelosi-ordered fine after bypassing House floor metal detectors

Rep. Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., on Wednesday announced a formal appeal of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s, D-Calif., fines that he has incurred for refusing to follow metal detector protocols. “Today, with the assistance…

House adopts rule to fine lawmakers who refuse to use metal detectors

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure Tuesday night that will fine lawmakers who refuse to walk through magnetometers set up outside the House and Senate chambers. The measure,…

Pelosi announces fines for members avoiding metal detectors at Capitol

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Wednesday said the chamber plans to adopt new rules charging members fines for refusing to go through newly installed metal detectors in the U.S. Capitol or…

Lawmakers seethe as lines form to pass through House floor metal detectors

House GOP lawmakers spoke out Tuesday night against a security policy requiring members to pass through metal detectors before they entered the chamber to vote on a resolution calling for…