The former Senate staffer accused of filming himself engaging in explicit sexual activity in a congressional hearing room will not face criminal charges, the United States Capitol Police said on Thursday.
A USCP spokesperson announced the news in a statement, saying that the department was closing the investigation into the matter about six weeks after the pornographic materials began circulating online.
“After consulting with federal and local prosecutors, as well as doing a comprehensive investigation and review of possible charges, it was determined that — despite a likely violation of Congressional policy — there is currently no evidence that a crime was committed,” the statement read. “Although the hearing room was not open to the public at the time, the Congressional staffer involved had access to the room.”
“The two people of interest were not