Metal Detectors Installed at Entrances to US House of Chamber For First Time

Metal detectors have been installed at entrances to the US House for the first time in response to last week’s attack on the Capitol. According to an AFP report, security was further beefed up after a first-term Republican said she would bring her gun to Congress.

January 13, 2021

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Washington, January 13: Metal detectors have been installed at entrances to the US House for the first time in response to last week’s attack on the Capitol. According to an AFP report, security was further beefed up after a first-term Republican said she would bring her gun to Congress.

Metal Detectors Installed at Entrances to US House of Chamber For First Time After Capitol Violence; Republicans Protest

Last week in the Capitol violence, President Donald Trump supporters stormed the White House, in which five people died. Earlier members of Congress could freely roam at the Capitol, able to bypass security screening stations at most entrances to the building. US Capitol Violence: Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson, Jacinda Ardern, Justin Trudeau and Other World Leaders Condemn the Unrest, Express Shock.

Metal Detectors installed at entrances to US House

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Here’s what Congresswoman Debbie Lesko tweeted: 

Several Republican lawmakers complained about, and some even outright bypassed the metal detectors to enter the House floor on Tuesday, which were ordered put in place by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after last week’s deadly riot at the Capitol.

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