Maloney and fellow representatives were set to strike back during the January 6 riot.
Helena Duke's family schism is familiar to many who've seen their relatives embrace Trump's hate and delusion.
“We must ensure that this is Donald Trump’s last opportunity to do harm," Rep. Mondaire Jones said.
Forty transgender Americans have died by violence this year.
The increase is documented in an FBI report, but there are many other hate crimes that go uncounted, activists say.
The global tragedy is reflected in figures gathered by Transrespect Versus Transphobia Worldwide for the 12 months ended September 30.