Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., walks behind an armored Capitol Police truck as the House wraps up votes for the week Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
FBI agents announced Wednesday they had foiled a Cincinnati-area man’s plot to wage a jihadi attack the Capitol, arresting a 20-year-old who allegedly considered members of Congress his enemies.
Christopher Lee Cornell, of Green Township, Ohio, was charged in a criminal complaint with attempting to kill officers and employees of the United States in a plan that involved building and detonating pipe bombs at and near the Capitol, then shooting employees and officials. Full story