3 GOP House Members Lose Appeals Over $500 Mask Fines

Three Republican U.S. House members have lost appeals challenging fines for not wearing face coverings on the House floor earlier this year.

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., talks to the media about her suspend accounts on Twitter, during a news conference, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Three Republican U.S. House members have lost appeals challenging fines for not wearing face coverings on the House floor earlier this year. On Tuesday, the U.S. House Ethics Committee released statements noting that U.S. Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, Thomas Massie of Kentucky and Ralph Norman of South Carolina had failed in their appeals of $500 fines issued in May. The Republicans challenged the fines in June, arguing that the…

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