(CNN) — As Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper was sitting down to testify, the roughly couple dozen Republicans stormed through the three different doors, a source in the room said.
Rep. Bradley Byrne yelled in committee Chair Adam Schiff’s face, but Schiff didn’t engage. Other Democrats, including Val Demings, screamed back at both Byrne and Rep. Louie Gohmert, who were yelling about the process.”It was closest thing I’ve seen around here to mass civil unrest as a member of Congress,” according to a source in the room.
Cooper left the room while the Republicans refused to leave.
The source says the Capitol Police and sergeant at arms have been consulted as members refuse to leave the room.
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Streatham Stabbings Declared Terror Incident
Police have confirmed that an incident in Streatham,London is being treated as terrorism-related.
Multiple people are believed to have been stabbed.
Reports say that a man was shot by armed police officers and is dead.
Several Killed Following Shooting in Germany
Six people have reportedly been killed in a shooting in the town of Rot am See in Germany.
Police have confirmed that a suspect is in custody.
Bild News reports that those killed in the attack were family members.
Active Shooter Reported At McGhee Tyson Airbase
A Tennessee sheriff’s spokesman says law enforcement is responding to a report of an active shooter at McGhee Tyson airbase.
Base spokesman Travers Hurst said Blount County Sheriff’s deputies are sweeping the area after receiving reports of an active shooter.
“Tenn. Nat. Guard security personnel are currently working w/state and federal law enforcement at McGhee Tyson Air Base on reports of suspicious activity. There are no reports of injuries. Situation is developing and more information will be released as it becomes available.”— Tenn. National Guard (@TNMilitaryDept) January 15, 2020