Then-Vice President-elect Kamala Harris was inside the Democratic National Committee headquarters during last year’s Capitol riot when a pipe bomb planted by a still-at-large suspect was discovered outside the building, it was revealed on Thursday.
The explosive was first investigated by Capitol Police at 1:07 p.m. last Jan. 6, according to a timeline of events obtained by Politico, and seven minutes later the Secret Service evacuated then-Sen. Harris from the building.
The shocking development came to light as authorities seem no closer to naming the suspect who also placed a pipe bomb outside the Republican National Committee headquarters.
Both bomb threats were neutralized by authorities later that afternoon, the report said.
Investigators believe the would-be terrorist left the devices the night before a