October 24, 2018

Van Hollen Statement on Suspicious Packages

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has released the following statement regarding the suspicious packages sent to public officials and the media. The Senator’s office has been in contact with the Sergeant at Arms and the Capitol Police regarding the situation at the Capitol Heights, Maryland facility, and the Senator continues to monitor the situation closely.


“Acts of political violence targeted against anybody have no place in our country. We can have disagreements on policy issues, but our shared humanity is what brings us together. I am grateful to the first responders and hope those responsible for these heinous acts of violence are brought to justice swiftly.”