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Rep. Pat Fallon to Newsmax TV: Riot Recon Accusations 'Baseless'

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By    |   Friday, 15 January 2021 07:22 PM EST

Democrats' allegations that some congressional Republicans helped demonstrators scout the Capitol before the violent Jan. 6 riot simply are "baseless," according to Rep. Pat Fallon, R-Texas, on Newsmax TV.

Fallon joined Friday's ''Spicer & Co.'' and shot down claims by Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., that GOP members appeared to provide "reconnaissance" tours to eventual insurrectionists.

"It's interesting, when a liberal makes a comment or a statement or an assertion, then they have to carry weight and have to be taken seriously and looked into — when there's no evidence whatsoever. None!" Fallon told co-hosts Sean Spicer and Lyndsay Keith.

"When we say anything, we're held to a higher standard as conservatives. I think it's frivolous. I think it's scandalous. I think it's libel. It's completely untrue, and mark my words: In a few months, there'll be no evidence whatsoever. Of course, they won't rescind, because the media will stop talking about it."

Fallon, a freshman congressman, said some constituents had reached out requesting to say hi or for Capitol tours in recent weeks, but Fallon was unable to accommodate.

He then ridiculed the accusations by Sherrill and other Democrats, more than 30 of whom sent a letter to Capitol security officials demanding information about "suspicious" visitors at the Capitol on Jan. 5, per Politico.

"When I try to take Uncle Bob and Aunt Betty on a little tour of Statuary Hall, that doesn't mean we're trying to overthrow the greatest republic history has ever known," Fallon said. "I didn't, but I would have been willing to take anybody. I'm looking forward to that, when the Capitol opens again, but because of COVID, it's been very difficult to get people in.

"Again, [the accusations are] baseless. There's no evidence. As your old boss and our president [Donald Trump] said, 'Fake news.'" 

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Democrats' allegations that some congressional Republicans helped demonstrators scout the Capitol before the violent Jan. 6 riot simply are "baseless," according to Rep. Pat Fallon, R-Texas, on Newsmax TV.....
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