White House press room evacuated over bomb threat

June 9, 2015 8:03 PM

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White House press room evacuated over bomb threat

WASHINGTON — The White House briefing room was briefly evacuated Tuesday after a bomb threat was called into police, the Secret Service said.

Secret Service officers responsible for presidential security interrupted a live, televised press briefing with White House press secretary Josh Earnest and evacuated the James S. Brady Briefing Room shortly after 2 p.m.

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