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: Consumer Alert Issued For Italian Village Pizza/Shake Shop In Pleasant Hills
Lancaster County Congressman Lloyd Smucker allegedly ignored the requests of Capitol police officers to complete a security screening before entering the House Chamber.READ MORE: Police: 2 Young Kids Critically Hurt In Quadruple Shooting
Smucker did go back outside for the screening after he cast his vote on the floor.MORE NEWS: FBI Warns Graduates Not To Post Senior Picture And Name Of High School To Avoid Potential Scams
One of the congressman’s staffers says he plans to appeal the fine.