‘A number of of Us’ Had been Glad to Be Armed Whereas Barricaded

The day after riots introduced the U.S. Capitol to a standstill, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) famous that “a number of” representatives had been joyful to be armed whereas barricaded of their places of work.

Following the riotous occasions, Massie tweeted, “The following member who argues Congressmen shouldn’t be allowed to hold firearms at work must be laughed out of the Capitol.”

He added, “A number of of us had been glad to be armed whereas barricaded for hours in our places of work with our workers.”

Massie co-chairs the Home Second Modification Caucus together with Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO).

On January 3, 2021 — simply three days earlier than the Capitol riots — Boebert tweeted in regards to the caucus’s struggle to protect Home members’ potential to be armed for self-defense:

On December 23, 2020, Boebert instructed Breitbart Information she would “carry a firearm every day in D.C.”

She mentioned, “I’ve already gone means of the hid carry firearm programs to acquire a Washington, DC, allow,” explaining that she, as a consultant, won’t be pushed from her residence to the Capitol “in an armored automobile.” Quite, her security shall be in her personal arms.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Modification columnist for Breitbart Information and the author/curator of Down Vary with AWR Hawkinsa weekly e-newsletter centered on all issues Second Modification, additionally for Breitbart Information. He’s the political analyst for Armed American Radio. Observe him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Attain him at awrhawkins@breitbart.com. You may signal as much as get Down Vary at breitbart.com/downrange.

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