Meghan McCain slammed for suggesting barbed wire fences were put up around Congress because of impeachment
Meghan McCain (Screen Grab)

Meghan McCain is under fire for suggesting barbed wire fences were installed around the Capitol building to protect Congress during the impeachment of Donald Trump.

The protections, including 25,000 National Guard troops and "miles of 12-foot high fencing," were installed in direct response to former President Trump's MAGA supporters attacking the Capitol on January 6, after he incited an insurrection, ahead of the January 20 inauguration.

Many on social media expressed their anger at what they see is more conservative gaslighting: