Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky was criticized for sharing the image showing a tattooed wrist, suggesting the U.S. is "no longer a free country."
Representative Thomas Massie said he's been informed that some service members will leave the armed forces if they're forced to get the vaccine.
The GOP congressman, who is co-sponsoring Marjorie Taylor Greene's Fire Fauci Act, told reporters he wanted to see evidence. "I can read data," he added, touting his master's in mechanical engineering.
A number of House Republicans were fined $500 this week after declining to wear masks in Congress.
"The fact that Fauci was ever paid with tax-payer money is an embarrassment to the United States of America," one Republican representative has written about the infectious diseases expert.
The measure was adopted in a 397-5 bipartisan vote—with Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, Louisiana Rep. Clay Higgins, Iowa Rep. Steve King, and Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie voting against the resolution.
In a radio interview, Rep. Thomas Massie praised Rittenhouse who has been charged with homicide during unrest in Kenosha.
U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie sums up his decision to take part in a new eye-opening documentary set to air on HBO Tuesday like this: "If people want to drain the swamp they are going to have to get more informed about how the swamp works."
"A lot of [protesters] are just violent looters, and lawless criminals at this point because they are engaging in violence," Massie said.
The effort by Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky to force a recorded vote rather than a voice vote on a $2 trillion economic stimulus was shot down with bipartisan support—an extraordinary phenomenon for a chamber split by bitter partisan politics.
Trump, who supports the legislation and which has broad bipartisan support, labeled Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) a "third rate Grandstander" who should be thrown out of the Republican Party by voters.
"A crime is a crime, and all victims deserve equal justice," GOP Rep. Thomas Massie said. "Adding enhanced penalties for 'hate' tends to endanger other liberties such as freedom of speech."
A majority of respondents to the ABC/Ipsos survey also believed Trump's actions have made the U.S. less safe.
Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) claimed in a tweet Friday that convicted Russian agent Maria Butina was jailed due to "Russophobia" and "filing the wrong paperwork." Butina was released from a low security prison and deported Friday after serving 15 months of an 18 month sentence.
GOP Congressman Thomas Massie says he objected in order to "stop legislative malpractice."
"Once again the GOP is using parliamentary tricks to block our effort to end the devastating war in Yemen. Every 10 minutes a Yemeni child is dying," Democratic Representative Ro Khanna tweeted following the vote.