A pipe bomb found at the Republican National Committee (R.N.C.) and a mysterious package found at the Democratic National Committee (D.N.C.) have caused evacuation of both buildings. The pipe bomb has been successfully deactivated by a bomb squad, and the suspicious package found at the D.N.C has yet to be identified
This news come shortly after a breach of the Capitol by protestors where Congress is certifying Joe Biden’s presidential victory over President Donald Trump.
The National Guard has been called to assist with the rush of protestors and to keep the peace according to Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany. President Trump has also called for peace, respect of law and order, and no violence. In one tweet the President stated, “Please support our Capitol Police and Law Enforcement. They are truly on the side of our Country. Stay Peaceful!”
In a follow up tweet he reiterated, “I am asking for everyone at the U.S. Capitol to remain peaceful. No violence! Remember, WE are the Party of Law & Order – respect the Law and our great men and women in Blue. Thank you!”