Thu Jul 29, 2021 AT 5:08 PM EDT
A group of House Republicans wants answers about District jail conditions for defendants charged in connection to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot following reports of harsh treatment.
Reps. Matt Gaetz, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Louie Gohmert and Bob Good, who traveled to visit the local District jail on Thursday, said they were denied entry when they requested to see how the facility was being run.
The lawmakers said they went to see conditions firsthand after letters to the facility seeking information went unanswered.
The four said they were turned away after being told they were trespassing. Read Full Story