Republican lawmaker Mo Brooks seeks exemption from proceedings over the January 6 parliamentary attack


Rep. Mo Brooks (Republican).

Rep. Mo Brooks (Republican). Anna Money Maker / Getty Images

Wednesday Congressman Mo Brooks (Republican) Asked a federal judge to give immunity In a March lawsuit filed by Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Calif), Brooks accused him of inciting an attack on the Capitol on January 6.

In the proceedings, Swolwell “stolen” Brooks, former President Donald Trump, and Rudy Giuliani, who lied when they claimed the 2020 election results were fraudulent, prior to the Capitol attack. “Stop it.” He claims he knew when he spoke at the rally.During Brooks Address to the crowd, He wore a “Fire Peroshi” hat and declared, “Today is the day when American patriots take their names and start kicking their ass.”

Brooks represented himself and previously argued that his remarks were within his obligations as a member of the House of Representatives and that the case should be dismissed. The Justice Department rejected Brooks’ claim that he was doing his job and said it was “not within the employment of representatives or federal officials” to incite an attack on Congress.