Douglas Emhoff, the husband of US Vice President Kamala Harris was evacuated after a reported bomb threat at the Washington high school where he was visiting to celebrate African American history.
His official title is second gentleman and he was pulled away by his security detail during the commemorations of Black History Month at Dunbar High School in Washington, DC. The students were also told to leave.
Enrique Gutierrez, the Washington public schools spokeswoman told reporters that after they received the bomb threat, they took precautions and evacuated everybody. She said that everybody is safe and the building is clear.
No details of the nature of the bomb threat were made public.
Emhoff is a lawyer and he frequently travels alone or with Harris to help promote the White House agenda.