Rep. Matt Gaetz is leading a group of Republicans in a protest of Dems and their closed impeachment proceeding this morning outside of the SCIF in the House of Representatives:

Journos are calling it a “phalanx” of Republicans:

Just open the hearings to the public already:

A “This is Sparta!” moment?

It looks like some of them made it inside and have delayed today’s testimony by Defense official Laura Cooper:

As of the writing of this post, the stand-off continues.