Dems Raise Alarms About Capitol Security Ahead Of State Of The Union

  • House Democrats are raising concerns about Capitol security after House Republicans scaled back safeguards put in place after Jan. 6.
  • The renewed focus on Capitol security comes ahead of President Biden’s State of the Union address, when nearly all members of Congress, Biden’s cabinet and the Supreme Court will be packed into the House chamber.
  • More than a dozen House Democrats penned a letter to congressional leadership on Wednesday expressing “urgent concern for the safety and security of the President, other dignitaries, and guests at the upcoming State of the Union.”