New Security Breach: Capitol Police Arrest Seven People Tied to Comedian Colbert for ‘Unlawful Entry’

In a major security breach in the shadows of the Jan. 6 hearings, Capitol Police alerted Congress on Friday that at least seven individuals tied to comedian Stephen Colbert’s TV show were arrested for “unlawful entry” to the Capitol Police, according to authorities and lawmakers.

Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., the top Republican on the House Administration Committee that oversees Capitol security, confirmed the arrests Friday evening after his staff received a briefing from police. “The only people arrested by Capitol Police for touring the House office buildings are the people that work for Stephen Colbert,” he said.

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Virginia State Rep. Wittman: No Budget No Pay

As Congressional budget talks continue, Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA-01) is again calling for passage of a bill that would withhold congressional paychecks if budget talks aren’t concluded by the end of the fiscal year. Wittman originally introduced the Inaction Has Consequences Act in January, 29 2019, but it stalled in the House Administration Committee.

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Experts Say Progressive Caucus’ Arrangement with Outside Charity Violates House Rules, though Punishment Is Unlikely

by Andrew Kerr   The United States recorded 71 new measles cases last week, a 13 percent increase as the country faces its second-worst outbreak of the disease in almost two decades, federal health officials said on Monday. But although the progressive caucus’s relationship with the outside charity group “seems…

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