The US House of Representatives has adjourned its session over fears of a terrorist attack on the US Capitol. Capitol police warned on Wednesday that an extremist group was probably plotting to break into the building. Following the warning, the lower house of the US Congress adjourned its session on Thursday (March 4). In this situation, the police have significantly increased the security of the Capitol, the congressional building in the United States, the statement said. News from the BBC
On January 7, extremist supporters of former President Donald Trump stormed the area of the country’s congressional building. Five people, including a policeman, were killed.
This session of the House of Representatives was supposed to discuss and vote on police reform. But the plan has changed, a Democrat official said.
A “identified militia group” could pose a security threat, police said in a statement.
However, President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 relief bill will be discussed in the upper house of Congress.
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