01/25/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/25/2021 23:55
U.S. SENATE- U.S. Senator Steve Daines today cosponsored a bill to award Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, the man who led the mob away from the U.S. Senate floor on January 6th, with the Congressional Gold Medal.
'Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman is an American hero. On January 6th, he helped save the U.S. Senate, the Capitol and our democracy. Officer Goodman deserves the Congressional Gold Medal,' Daines said.
On Inauguration Day, Senator Daines was able to catch up with Officer Goodman and thank him for his brave service in person.