Category: Pennsylvania

Democratic rep calls for Secret Service director to resign after Trump rally shooting

Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-Pa.) has called on U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle to resign in the wake of an assassination attempt against former President Trump, making him the first Congressional Democrat to do so. “I am calling on Director Cheatle to resign immediately following last weekend’s shooting of a Presidential candidate in Western Pennsylvania,” Boyle said in a statement posted to X Saturday. “The…

Pennsylvania capitol evacuated after bomb threat

The Pennsylvania State Capitol building was evacuated Saturday after state lawmakers received an email from an individual claiming they had placed explosives in the complex and were armed with a knife. A House Democratic Caucus spokesperson confirmed to ABC27 News that everyone inside the building was told to evacuate immediately. Capitol Police began searching the Pennsylvania complex with K9 units, but no explosives were found…