By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDKA) — A Pennsylvania congressman was fined $5,000 for breaking security rules at the U.S. Capitol.READ MORE: Peters Township Native Part Of NASA's Lucy Mission, Visiting 8 Asteroids
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Lancaster County Congressman Lloyd Smucker allegedly ignored the requests of Capitol police officers to complete a security screening before entering the House Chamber.
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One of the congressman’s staffers says he plans to appeal the fine.