WASHINGTON - Committee on House Administration Chairman Bryan Steil (WI-01) released the following statement on Rep. Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) being charged for falsely pulling the fire alarm in the Cannon House Office Building. 

"Rep. Bowman's excuse does not pass the sniff test. After pulling the fire alarm, Rep. Bowman fled the scene, passed by multiple Capitol Police officers and had every opportunity to alert USCP of his mistake. I want to thank U.S. Capitol Police for their swift attention to this incident, and encourage the Ethics Committee to further pursue this matter."


On Saturday, September 30th, Rep. Jamaal Bowman pulled the fire alarm in the Cannon House Office Building. Chairman Steil confirmed this incident and oversees the United States Capitol Police. 

On Wednesday, October 25th, the Washington DC Attorney General pursued charges against Rep. Jamaal Bowman.