Clinton Campaign HQ Evacuated After Finding White Powder in Envelope

clintonAn entire floor of Hillary Clinton‘s campaign headquarters was evacuated yesterday after someone in the office opened an envelope with white powder inside.

According to CNN, the envelope had been opened at a campaign office in Manhattan before being sent to the HQ in Brooklyn. Authorities have not yet publicly said why this happened.

A spokesperson for the campaign said in a statement that four individuals were exposed to the white powder, “have reported no health issues and, following a full examination by medical personnel, were each released to go home.”

The entirety of the 11th floor of the building had to be evacuated (though another floor was still operational during this).

Authorities concluded that the substance was “non-hazardous.”

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