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Lawmakers push to honor hero Capitol police officer with Congressional Gold Medal

Goodman was captured on video confronting an angry pro-Trump mob and luring them away from the Senate chambers during the riots on Jan. 6.

News 12 Staff

Jan 22, 2021, 9:15 PM

Updated 1,245 days ago

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A bipartisan trio of lawmakers introduced legislation to award Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal.
Goodman was captured on video confronting an angry pro-Trump mob and luring them away from the Senate chambers during the riots on Jan. 6.
The officer is a decorated Iraq combat veteran and member of 101st Airborne Division.


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