The video features protesters chanting: “Pass PEPFAR now, McCarthy.” The gentle treatment of these protesters has caused many conservatives to wonder about the much harsher treatments of those involved in the Capitol incursion on Jan. 6, 2021, including former President Donald Trump. As one commenter on the New York Post story put it: “I wonder if Biden’s Justice Dept is going to treat them with the same severity that they treated the Jan. 6th defendants for essentially doing the same thing. I think we all know the answer to that question.” This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
BREAKING: Activists are occupying @SpeakerMcCarthy’s office demanding a full 5 year reauthorization of PEPFAR, which some Rs are opposing. Background: https://t.co/nQVnCxPDE0 pic.twitter.com/wCZx4Z6wzu— Alice Miranda Ollstein (@AliceOllstein) September 11, 2023