You’ve Got to Watch Freshman Senator Katie Britt Take Down Garland!

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Sen. Katie Britt (R-Ala.) is not your average freshman member of the Senate. Usually these newcomers to the House or Senate state quiet for their first year and test the waters before ruffling any feathers.

Britt is not afraid to jump right into the fray for what she believes in. People are praising her from the right and lashing out at her from the left after she went toe to toe with Dept. of Justice Attorney General Merrick Garland over the deception the department has shown under his so-called leadership.

She focused on the issue of protecting Supreme Court Justices before, during, and after a majority voted to overturn Roe v. Wade last June.

This showdown took place during a Tuesday budget hearing where Garland was asking for $21 million “to pay for 42 additional deputy marshals in the next fiscal year.”

Sen. Britt displayed enlargements of training materials for the marshals’ protection mission that showed the deputies was strongly discouraged from making arrests unless they were essential to protecting the justices or their families.

Someone from Britt’s office indicated that this material was obtained from a whistleblower “concerned about the attorney general’s misleading testimony before the Judiciary Committee.”

“Avoid, unless absolutely necessary, criminal enforcement action involving the protest or protestors, particularly on public space,” one bullet point from the training presentation said.

Britt said the slides undercut Garland’s earlier claim that the marshals “have full authority to arrest people under any federal statute, including that federal statute.”

Garland denied that he was aware of the training materials she presented and told the senator he would not amend his earlier statements.

Britt told him that “It’s clear the marshals were given a different directive and I would ask you to look into that, please.”

Not one person has been prosecuted for illegally harassing Supreme Court justices outside of their homes.

Way to go Sen. Britt!