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Suspicious Package Found Outside Weiner's D.C. Office


Emily Miller, editor of The Washington Times' opinion section, Tweeted a picture of a blocked-off hallway outside Rep. Anthony Weiner's Washington, D.C. office. Authorities say a suspicious package has been found there. The Hill has more:

The Capitol Police blocked off pedestrian traffic surrounding Rep. Anthony Weiner’s (D-N.Y.) congressional office Thursday as they investigated a suspicious package.

“It’s still under investigation,” Makema Turner, spokeswoman for the Capitol Police, told The Hill of the package found around 1 p.m. Thursday at Weiner’s office in the Rayburn House building. The area was reopened to traffic at 1:30 p.m.

Below, find the image of the blocked hallway that Miller sent out earlier this afternoon:

Weiner is expected to resign later this afternoon. Stay tuned for details on this developing story.

UPDATE: The suspicious package appears to have been a box of CD cases. Miller just Tweeted, "Capitol police spokesman says #Weiner's office has been cleared of the suspicious package. (Just in time for resignation!)"

(h/t Mediaite)

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