These charged with violence, looting or vandalism in reference to a protest and located responsible “shouldn’t receive” enhanced coronavirus unemployment advantages “any longer,” Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., informed “Fox & Associates Weekend” on Sunday. Banks made the remark two days after he launched a invoice, the “Support Peaceful Protest Act,” which might additionally make rioters “financially liable for the cost of federal policing.” Banks informed “Fox & Friends Weekend” that he determined to sponsor the invoice after an older couple, who’re his constituents, have been harassed by protesters whereas leaving President Trump’s nomination acceptance speech on the White Home on Thursday night.“When I saw this happen to friends of mine walking out of the White House on a historic night, they came to see the president, one of the best presidents in a lifetime speak at the White House, they never could have imagined what they would be met with when they left the White House that night,” Banks mentioned on Sunday. HOUSE BILL WOULD BLOCK RIOTERS FROM CORONAVIRUS UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS “Let me say if this happened in a community in northeast Indiana, that Antifa thug would have been arrested and charged with assault and should be behind bars,” he continued. “But they’re not because these big-city mayors are turning a blind eye to this type of violence.” He went on to clarify that his “invoice, the ‘Support Peaceful Protest Act,’ would take away the improved federal advantages, that $600 every week that these individuals are making, to be skilled protesters at evening.” “I looked around that night and I thought who are paying these people to show up every single night and protest and cause violence in the streets,” Banks mentioned. “There are probably a lot of left-wing groups, and George Soros type groups that are funding it, but if you think about it so are you and I through our tax dollars that go to the enhanced unemployment benefits that these people receive.” “They shouldn’t receive it any longer if they’re found guilty of causing violence and riots in the streets,” Banks continued. Banks, nonetheless, has mentioned he helps peaceable protests.He went on to level out that “there never are” any penalties for these individuals who have interaction in violence throughout protests in large cities with Democratic leaders. “These big cities where this type of violence is occurring you almost never see these thugs arrested as they should be,” Banks mentioned. He mentioned that in Trump’s speech on the RNC on Thursday evening he talked about “what happened when he signed the executive order to institute a 10-year prison term on those who tear down statues and almost immediately, those incidents stopped happening.” CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP“If we do something like this, I think it will have the same effect because these people will think twice about the type of activities that they’re engaged with on a nightly basis if we take away their extra $600 a week,” Banks mentioned. Fox Information’ Brie Stimson contributed to this report.