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    White House Press Briefing Room Evacuated Following Bomb Threat.....

    Bomb threats at the Senate and the WH West Wing. Buildings cleared.....Press cameras taken down and Press evacuated. This afternoon around 2:30pm. BO and Family in residence. Strange Package found at the Dirksen Bldg too. What say ye?




    The White House Briefing Room in the West Wing was evacuated today after a bomb threat, officials said. The incident, in the middle of a briefing, happened shortly after a Senate office building on Capitol Hill had its own bomb threat scare. The briefing room was evacuated as a precaution, and was the only part of the White House evacuated, according to White House Spokesman Josh Earnest.

    Reporters and producers were quickly herded out of the complex into an auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building across the street.

    A Secret Service officer in front of the White House told ABC News that agents believe the person who phoned in the threat was the same one who phoned in the threat at Dirksen Senate Office Building earlier today. The U.S. Secret Service headquarters has not confirmed that the two calls were related.....snip~

    White House Press Briefing Room Evacuated Following Bomb Threat - ABC News

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    Re: White House Press Briefing Room Evacuated Following Bomb Threat.....

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    That's unusual - the White House briefing interrupted by the Secret Service, press asked to evacuate.

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    Re: White House Press Briefing Room Evacuated Following Bomb Threat.....

    I'm surprised this doesn't happen more often. And idiot with a phone can do it.

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    Re: White House Press Briefing Room Evacuated Following Bomb Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by BrewerBob View Post
    I'm surprised this doesn't happen more often. And idiot with a phone can do it.
    Heya Bob Whoever it was.....definitely could be construed as an Idiot. Knowing they will trace those calls, triangulate and box the caller in. BO didn't evacuate nor did MO. They evacuated the Senate earlier.



    In a rambling, sometimes sexually obscene and racially charged call to police, the caller said he had placed bombs inside a Senate hearing room, and wanted to “just f*** with the TSA," according to a source briefed on the call. He said he has had a “full day of bomb threats and prank calls and just nonsense and just childish acts. It’s been fun." ..... snip~

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    Re: White House Press Briefing Room Evacuated Following Bomb Threat.....

    Obviously liberals, everyone knows they are the only ones who make bomb threats.


    Seriously though, sounds like some nutter with too much time on there hand (in that, they watch/read too much news) getting riled up and pissy about TSA. However they are also a massive idiot so make a bomb threat so they can get "their point across," and succeed in only looking stupid and ending up in a jail cell.

    The evacuation seems pretty unnecessary, if the two calls are linked it sounds like it was a B.S. threat. Sounds like the Secret Service somewhat agreed, considering how lax and narrow it was. Reading about it, I kinda felt they were like, "*sigh*, alright we have to evacuate because we are supposed to investigate this, so lets all move over across the street while we waste time with this nonsense."

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    Re: White House Press Briefing Room Evacuated Following Bomb Threat.....

    Punish to maximum extent of law.

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    Re: White House Press Briefing Room Evacuated Following Bomb Threat.....

    Former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino tells Fox News that for an evacuation like this to occur during business hours indicates the situation is serious and from a verified source. Fox News White House Correspondent Ed Henry added that although the White House often has suspicious package threats, evacuations of the press room are unprecedented.

    "It is extremely rare for them to evacuate the West Wing of the White House especially in the middle of a press briefing," Henry said.....snip~

    BREAKING - UPDATE: All Clear; White House Briefing Room Evacuated After Threat - Katie Pavlich


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    Re: White House Press Briefing Room Evacuated Following Bomb Threat.....

    This looks stupid. No harm can be done and the one who sent the threat will be caught in no time.
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