Capitol Police warn of 'possible plot to breach the Capitol by a militia group' on March 4th
A militia member with a rifle in an open field (Shutterstock)

The United States Capitol Police Department on Wednesday issued an ominous warning about a potential threat to attack the United States Capitol building on March 4th.

"We have obtained intelligence that shows a possible plot to breach the Capitol by an identified militia group on Thursday," the police revealed in a press release.

The police said that they are thus "increasing manpower to ensure the protection of Congress, the public, and our police officers."