West Wing evacuated after Capitol bomb threat
By: KLKN Newsroom
ABC News reports the West Wing at the White House has been evacuated shortly after the Capitol community had its own scare when a bomb threat was phoned into a Senate office building.
It is unclear whether the two events are related and no reason has been given for today’s West Wing evacuation. It’s also unclear whether staff was also evacuated.
Shortly after noon, the U.S. Capitol Police evacuated a portion of the
A short time later, U.S. Capitol Police investigated a second suspicious package that was in the
The phoned bomb threat at the Dirksen building also was cleared and nothing hazardous was located.
At the White House, the press corps was moved to the South Court Auditorium in
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