Republican lawmakers call out Rep. Schiff, ask Capitol police for info on arrests of Colbert show staffers

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Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., sent a letter to the chief of the U. S. Capitol Police on Monday, requesting information about how a group of staffers with CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" were able to gain access to a House office building last Thursday.

The group of seven was arrested around 8:30 p.m. in the Longworth House Office Building and charged with unlawful entry.

Earlier in the day, they conducted interviews with members of the Jan. 6 Select Committee, including Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla, and Rep. Jake Auchincloss, D-Mass.

They were eventually escorted out of the Cannon House Office Building where the Jan. 6 committee conducted its hearing because they didn't have proper press credentials.

Sources tell Fox News that an aide to Auchincloss let them back into the House office buildings around 4:00 p.m. and they were left unattended for several hours.

Later that evening, members of the Capitol police found them reco... (Read more)