The U.S. Department of Agriculture has closed six offices in five U.S. states, including the Raleigh office, after receiving anonymous threats, a USDA representative said.”Yesterday, USDA received several anonymous messages that are concerning for the safety of USDA personnel and its facilities. As a precaution, USDA has closed offices,” USDA spokesman Matthew Herrick said in an emailed statement.Herrick said the other five closed offices were in Fort Collins, Colo.; Hamden, Conn.; Beltsville, Md.; and Kearneysville and Leetown, W.Va.White House spokesman Josh Earnest said USDA was working with the Department of Homeland Security to ensure the safety of their offices and personnel, but he declined to provide any details about the threats.”In consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, USDA has taken some prudent steps to ensure the protection of their facilities and their personnel,” he told a news conference.
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