Lawmakers push for Capitol Police officer to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Three lawmakers are asking Congress to give one Capitol Police officer the Congressional Gold Medal for the bravery he displayed during the Capitol riots.

Democratic Reps. Charlie Crist of Florida and Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri, as well as Republican South Carolina Rep. Nancy Mace, introduced a bill on Thursday proposing that officer Eugene Goodman be given the honor.

Goodman can be seen facing down a mob of rioters on his own and leading them away from the Senate chambers where members of Congress were sheltering in a viral video from a HuffPost reporter.

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