By Jaclyn Reiss Globe Staff January 30, 2018
A Republican congressman is urging US Capitol police and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to arrest any undocumented immigrants who are attending Tuesday night’s State of the Union address.
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US Representative Paul Gosar of Arizona tweeted from his official account that he also wanted officials to arrest “those using fraudulent social security numbers and identification to pass through security.”
“Of all the places where the Rule of Law needs to be enforced, it should be in the hallowed halls of Congress,” he tweeted. “Any illegal aliens attempting to go through security, under any pretext of invitation or otherwise, should be arrested and deported.”
On his House of Representatives biography page, Gosar lists “fighting illegal