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Bipartisan bill would honor officer who fended off rioters during Capitol siege

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The bipartisan bill introduced would honor U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, who served with the XVII Airborne Corps, with the Congressional Gold Medal.
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Lawmakers seek to award officer Eugene Goodman with Congressional Gold Medal for Capitol riots heroism

Lawmakers seek to award officer Eugene Goodman with Congressional Gold Medal for Capitol riots heroism

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman is being hailed a hero after a viral video shows him diverting a group of rioters away from the Senate chamber last week when pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol.
U.S. Representatives Charlie Crist , Emanuel Cleaver, II , and Nancy Mace announced Thursday the introduction of a bipartisan bill to award Officer Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal for his "bravery and quick thinking" during the Capitol riot.
Here's the scary moment when protesters initially got into the building from the first floor and made their way outside...
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