Gohmert Gives J6 Defendant Dr. Simone Gold Flag Flown Over Capitol

At a glance

  • Gold, a vocal critic of COVID lockdowns, was sentenced in June to 60 days in prison after pleading guilty to entering Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot.
  • Gohmert called Gold a “patriot and an American hero” for her work during pandemic.
  • Gohmert said Friday he gave Gold the flag “to celebrate her invaluable work and contributions to public health, medical freedom and our God-given constitutional rights.”
  • In a Twitter post after being released from prison and that includes a picture of her and Gohmert, doctor wrote: “We can never allow this miscarriage of justice to happen again.”



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