The table is scorched on the front and sides of the table, and there’s a hole in the back.
It looks like it may have been hit by a car.
Reps are responsible for ensuring that all their tables and cabinets are sanitized and are covered by a sanitizing pad and a clean towel.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Wednesday that he’s looking into the situation.
The lawmaker said he had not yet spoken with Chaffetz.
Reporters were at the table Wednesday morning, and one woman in the room was wearing a surgical mask.
The other woman said she didn’t wear the mask because she felt it would interfere with her ability to see the damage.
Reporter Matt Zapotosky said she wore a mask for security reasons, and said she felt uncomfortable going inside the room.
Rep, Chaffetz and other House members took photos of the damage with a drone and uploaded them to Facebook.
Reprinted from Politico Magazine with permission from Politico.