Hazmat Team Is Investigating Suspicious Letter At Susan Collins’s Home In Maine: Report

Henry Rodgers | Capitol Hill Reporter

A hazmat team was reportedly sent to Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins’s home in the state Monday after a suspicious letter was found.

“Members of our Criminal Investigation Division are currently on scene and the investigation is ongoing. The Bangor Fire Department and a HAZMAT team from Orono, Maine, are assisting the investigation,” Bangor, Maine, police Sergeant Wade Betters said in a statement to Bangor Daily News.

Collins was reportedly not at her home at the time. “Her husband is at the house now, and she’s on her way home,” Annie Clark, a spokeswoman for Collins, said to the news outlet.

Collins made a last-minute decision to vote in favor of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, making it possible for him to get confirmed.

Pictured are Sen. Susan Collins and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

This comes as Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz had a hazmat team show up to a campaign office in Houston on Oct. 2 after a suspicious letter containing white powder was opened. Two people were taken to the hospital. (RELATED: Hazmat Team Sent To Ted Cruz Campaign Office In Houston: Report)

(This post will be updated as more information becomes available.)

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