Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) called metal detectors placed at Capitol building by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “unconstitutional” during an appearance on Fox News on Sunday.
Mace also pointed out that Pelosi didn’t even follow her own rules by entering the chamber through the detectors, even though she fined two Republican House members for failing to go through the detectors.
“Do as I say, not as I do: Typical politics in D.C.,” Mace said. “And I mean, as a matter of, you know, clarity here, there’s nothing constitutionally that can prohibit a seated member of Congress from entering the chamber of Congress to take a vote, and so what we’re doing here is totally unconstitutional and she won’t even live by her own rules.”
Pelosi has not been fined for her own breach of security, although she was reported to Capitol Police. But it seems like Republicans including Mace are getting jaded to the hypocrisy of Democrats.
“It’s not surprising, I guess, unfortunately,” Mace concluded.
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