U.S. REP Al Green, D-Texas, a critic of President Trump, says a break-in of its Houston office probably was not “in respect of my policy.”
(Office of Congressman Al Green)
The Houston office of Democratic U.S. Rep. Al Green was broken into Thursday morning, but it seems that nothing was taken, authorities said.
Whether the crime was politically motivated is unclear, they said. But the Congressman expressed his doubts.
“My belief is that this is probably not in connection with my policy,” Green Houston KPRC-TV said. “[I] can never be sure until we arrest someone, and get additional information.”
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Houston police responded to a report of a burglary at 8:50 a.m. inside a commercial building, where the Green office is situated, the Houston Chronicle reported.
Surveillance Video obtained by Houston KPRC-TV shows two burglars dressed in black with their faces covered, a hole in a wall leads to a Green office. The suspect allegedly said, from more holes, and a plurality of other adjacent shops including a pharmacy and a law firm, met and reported.
Green, 71, has served in Congress since January 2005. He represents Texas’ 9th Congressional District, which includes the southwestern part of the Houston Metropolitan area. He has in the past for the impeachment of President Trump.
The U.S. Capitol police, which is responsible for the protection of the members of Congress – about the incident.