House OKs Rep. Love’s Plan To Use Public Money For Congress Members’ Home Security
House OKs Rep. Love’s plan to use public money for Congress members’ home security
Washington • The House passed an amendment Wednesday proposed by Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, that would allow members of Congress to use their office funds to provide security at their personal homes.
Love’s move comes after the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and threats against members, including Love.
The Utah Republican also noted on the House floor that someone had posted her address on social media with the statement, “We’ve signed your death certificate. You won’t see us coming.”
Love’s amendment, accepted by a voice vote in the House, allows members of Congress to take taxpayer funds already allocated …