WATCH: Congressmen Almost Come To Blows

Tensions on Capitol Hill nearly resulted in fisticuffs early Thursday between a Republican and a Democrat in the U.S. House, according to reporter accounts.

The lawmakers were identified as Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., and Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas. What prompted the altercation wasn’t immediately clear.

The pair had to be separated by a Capitol staffer, reporters wrote on Twitter.

Lawmakers remained on Capitol Hill well after midnight after a long Wednesday that included pro-Trump demonstrators storming the Capitol, forcing members of Congress to barricade themselves for safety until the building could be secured.

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