FCC net neutrality vote halted due to security concerns (updated)

Chairman Ajit Pai paused his speech and the video feed was cut off.

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Mallory Locklear
December 14, 2017 12:54 PM
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Bloomberg via Getty Images

As FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was in the middle of giving his comment on the net neutrality proposal, someone handed him a note. He quickly said that on advice of security, the Commission needed to take a break. The feed was then cut off. Politico kept its feed of the evacuated room up and it showed law enforcement and bomb-sniffing dogs searching the room.

Update: After just a few minutes, the Commissioners and audience members returned to the room, the security concern seemingly resolved.

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