Madison Cawthorn

In this image from video, Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., speaks as the House debates the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Pennsylvania, at the U.S. Capitol early Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)

GOP lawmakers: Incarceration of Lt. Col. Scheller is political

Republican lawmakers are coming to the defense of a U.S. Marine who was jailed after criticizing Joe Biden’s Afghan pullout. In a statement on Thursday, Reps. James Comer (R-Ky.) and Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) said Biden officials put a U.S. Marine in solitary confinement for demanding accountability from top brass for the Afghan disaster.