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Three Texas Republicans vote against awarding Congressional Gold Medals to police who protected Capitol during insurrection

U.S. Reps. Michael Cloud of Victoria, Louie Gohmert of Tyler and Lance Gooden of Terrell voted against the resolution. Gohmert reportedly took issue with the characterization of the attack in the resolution as an "insurrection."

Pro-Trump rioters clashed with Capitol police during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021.

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Politics 2020 elections Lance Gooden Louie Gohmert Michael Cloud U.S. House of Representatives