Bomb Threat Causes Another Committee Evacuation

‘We’re gonna have to recess the Committee for 15 minutes’

Congressional Hearing Evacuated After Phoned in Bomb Threat (ABC News

A House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing was briefly interrupted this morning after a bomb threat was called in to a hearing room in the Rayburn House Office Building, authorities said.

U.S. Capitol Police cleared the room after a sweep by a K-9 unit. No hazardous materials were discovered, according to Capitol Police public information officer Lt. Kimberly Schneider.

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