Republicans Want to Fine Lawmakers for Live-Streaming

Republicans barreled ahead with a plan to fine members who use their phones to broadcast future floor protests, approving rules for the new Congress that codify the penalties despite last-minute objections from Democrats. Before the vote Democrats including Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.), a leader of the daylong gun-control sit-in over the summer, blasted the proposal as “unprecedented and unconstitutional."