The daily White House briefing resumed after a phoned-in bomb threat forced the evacuation of several floors of the Dirksen Senate Office Building and the White House briefing room. Reporters were led outside of the White House gates and told to assemble across the street while bomb-sniffing dogs investigated the briefing room.

While reporters don’t have much to ask when it comes to Hillary Clinton and [insert scandal here], they had plenty of questions when they realized that apparently only journalists were evacuated. Where was press secretary Josh Earnest? And what was the deal with the lenses of the still-running TV cameras being covered up?

This is a disturbing theory that might have some merit: