A spokeswoman for the House committee, Katie Schoettler, said lawmakers “are appalled” to learn one of Zinke’s staffers was involved in the assault.
“These actions are reprehensible and have no place in this body,” she said. “We thank the U.S. Capitol Police for their quick response and professionalism.”
The public information officer for the Capitol Police told Politico that officers “arrested an adult male for simple assault against another individual outside room 1324 in the Longworth House Office Building.”
The American Bridge staffer was immediately transported to police headquarters for processing.