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Maryland Rep. Andy Harris prevented from entering US House chamber with gun

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

A Maryland congressman was reportedly prevented from entering the US House chamber on Thursday when his firearm set off the newly installed metal detectors. Republican Rep. Andy Harris was stopped after House security “saw a firearm on person” and he never made it onto the floor while armed, a Capitol official told The Baltimore...
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A GOP congressman tried to enter the Capitol Building on Thursday with a concealed firearm, HuffPost reports

A GOP congressman tried to enter the Capitol Building on Thursday with a concealed firearm, HuffPost reports

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Republican Rep. Andy Harris was prevented from entering the House chambers with a gun on Thursday by metal detectors that were put in place following the January 6 Capitol siege, the Huffington Post reported.
The outlet said they witnessed metal detectors go off when Harris walked through. Then an officer detected a firearm on the congressman's side when he scanned him with a metal-detecting wand. The firearm was concealed by Harris's coat.
A Capitol official later confirmed to HuffPost that Harris had a gun on him. Capitol Police did not respond to Insider's request...
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