BREAKING: U.S. Senate Building Evacuated After Suspicious Package ReportPosted: June 9, 2015
Senate Office Building Briefly Evacuated After Threat, Nothing Hazardous Found
Several floors of a Senate office building on Capitol Hill were briefly evacuated Tuesday afternoon, following a report of a suspicious package that Capitol Police described as a bomb threat.
Investigators did not find anything hazardous.
Anyone check Josh Earnest’s phone to see if he called in the threat himself? “I can’t take these f*ckers anymore!” https://t.co/uDhYuzyDxc
— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) June 9, 2015
Staff, lawmakers and reporters were kept out of parts of the building for about an hour while police investigated the scene. U.S. Capitol Police told Fox News they received the call reporting a suspicious package in a third-floor room of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Police evacuated the corridor adjacent to room 340 and the floors above and below it. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee…(read more)
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