Pelosi: Capitol Police officers who defended lawmakers from rioters should be awarded Congressional Gold Medal

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she will introduce legislation to bestow one of the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, to the dozens of outnumbered cops who fought to keep the marauding attackers from killing members of Congress and Vice President Mike Pence. “The service of the Capitol Police force that day brings honor to our democracy,” she said. “Their accepting this reward brings luster to this medal.” Pelosi paid special tribute to Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, who is credited with calmly diverting attackers away from trapped U.S. senators even as the…

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