In another instance of free speech intolerance, protesters interrupted a press conference organized by Republican lawmakers to discuss the treatment of January 6 prisoners.
Senators Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) reached an estimated $2 billion bipartisan deal that would provide new funding to the Capitol police in relation to the events that occurred on January 6. The deal was reached on Tuesday and some reported it had the possibility of moving to the floor as soon as Wednesday.
Dr. Ron Paul has warned of Soviet-style political persecution of conservatives amid detention and torture of January 6 protesters. In an article on Monday, Paul wrote the conviction of protester Paul Hodgins was a miscarriage of justice.
A rising number of Americans have expressed support for the jailed January 6 protestors and argued they have been wrongfully persecuted for their political views. According to the Daily Caller, protests were ongoing onside the prison in Washington D.C., where January 6 activists have been held.
Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) accused Nancy Pelosi of being responsible for the breakdown of security on Capitol Hill during the January 6 protest. The Indiana lawmaker in an interview on Sunday said as House Speaker, Pelosi had superior authority over Capitol police and its actions.
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey (Pa.) said the Democrats held a political advantage by continually bringing up the January 6 investigation. In an interview on Sunday, the Pennsylvania lawmaker said he supported a “truly bipartisan” Senate investigation into the January demonstration.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) took aim at Joe Biden and the House of Representatives during his weekly press briefing.
Cuban protesters taking part in the freedom rallies are being tortured by officials within the communist regime. According to Human Rights Watch, Cuban government officials subjected hundreds of Cubans to violent interrogation, psychological pressure and threats to family members.
A coalition of ultra progressive groups launched a major ad campaign targeting Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) One America’s Christina Howitson has more.