March 4, 2021
Capitol Police warn of possible threat, prompting House to cancel session
The US Capitol Police said it obtained intelligence showing a “possible plot to breach the Capitol by an identified militia group” today. The warning led the House to cancel today’s session, while the Senate will proceed as planned. The Capitol Police noted that it has made “significant security upgrades” including establishing a physical structure and increasing manpower, but did not provide additional details on the potential threat (statement).