went viral earlier this month after a video showed him leading a pro-Trump mob away from the Senate floor during the deadly Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol, potentially saving lives.
In the viral video, Goodman pushes a member of the mob, a man wearing a black QAnon shirt later identified as Doug Jensen from Des Moines.
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As a result, Jensen chased Goodman, who led him and the mob away from the Senate floor. The mob followed him into a group of police in a back corridor outside the Senate. Jensen was later arrested by the FBI on five federal charges.
Legislation has been introduced to award a Congressional Gold Medal for Goodman.
Harris will be sworn in Wednesday by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and will take her oath on two Bibles. One belongs to Thurgood Marshall, who was the Supreme Court’s first Black justice and a civil rights icon. The other Bible belongs to Regina Shelton, a neighbor and nursery school operator who was like a second mother to Harris and her sister Maya growing up.
Contributing: N’dea Yancey-Bragg and John Bacon