— wusa9 (@wusa9) September 16, 2013
"We've not had a day like this since 9/11," she said.
Congresswoman Norton speaks to reporters pic.twitter.com/wZo9ReTDr8
— Matt Ackland (@mattackland) September 16, 2013
Holmes also said to the gathering reporters:
There is no indication that this is a terrorist attack...I hope that we reserve judgment, until a thorough investigation has been conducted.
This statement was followed by a moment of embarrassment as a reporter asked Holmes to identify herself:
Idiot reporter had no idea who DC Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton was. Asked her who she was after she spoke. Got schooled. Hard. #DC
— AverageBro (@AverageBro) September 16, 2013