U.S. Capitol

U.S. Capitol Closed to Public over Coronavirus

The U.S. Capitol and its nearby congressional buildings will be closed to the public due to coronavirus concerns, with Congress announcing Thursday that only staff, lawmakers, press, and official business visitors will be allowed inside the buildings.

In this Dec. 18, 2019, file photo the U.S. Capitol building is illuminated by the rising sun on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congress is shutting the Capitol and all House and Senate office buildings to the public until April in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus.

Watch: Video from FBI Sting of US Capitol Bomb Plotter

Video of Amine El-Khalifi, a 29-year-old that plotted an attack on the U.S. Capitol using a suicide vest with an automatic weapon, was released exclusively to ABC News and aired on it’s Thursday broadcast of “World News Tonight.” “Let’s do it man, I don’t want