Washington, United States:
The husband of US Vice President Kamala Harris was evacuated Tuesday after a reported bomb menace on the Washington highschool he was visiting to have a good time African American historical past, officers mentioned.
Douglas Emhoff, whose official title is second gentleman, was pulled away by his safety element throughout commemorations of Black History Month at Dunbar High School in Washington, DC. Pupils have been additionally advised to depart.
“It was a bomb threat,” Washington public faculties spokeswoman Enrique Gutierrez advised reporters. “We had a threat today to the facility so… basically we took the precaution of evacuating everybody, as you saw. I think everyone is safe. The building is clear.”
No fast particulars concerning the nature of the bomb menace have been made public.
Emhoff spokeswoman Katie Peters tweeted that “Secret Service was made aware of a security threat at a school where the @SecondGentleman was meeting with students and faculty.”
“Mr Emhoff is safe and the school has been evacuated. We are grateful to Secret Service and DC Police for their work,” Peters mentioned.
Harris is the primary lady elected US vp and likewise the primary Black lady and Asian American within the publish. Emhoff, a lawyer who’s the primary ever husband of a US vp, steadily travels alone or with Harris to assist promote the White House agenda.
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