EXCLUSIVE: New U.S. Rep./Former Texas Sheriff Defends ‘Our Sacred Hall’ with Capitol Police

EXCLUSIVE: New U.S. Rep./Former Texas Sheriff Defends ‘Our Sacred Hall’ with Capitol Police


U.S. Representative Troy Nehls (R-TX), a former Texas sheriff, says he stood with Capitol Police to defend the House Floor from aggressive protesters. Nehls responded with his training to assist in keeping demonstrators from breaking down the entrance.

Rep. Nehls, serving in his third day as a Congressman, heard the chaos and saw Capitol Police officers usher House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from the House Chamber, he told Breitbart News in an interview Wednesday evening. Suddenly he heard demonstrators attempting to storm through the House Floor entrance used by presidents during the State of the Union Address.

U.S. Rep. Troy Nehls (blue shirt) stands with Capitol Police to defend the entrance to the House Chamber. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Photos by Getty Images photographer Drew Angerer show Nehls rushing toward the door with Capitol Police uniformed and plainclothes officers. Nehls (wearing a blue shirt in the middle of the

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