The interruption, which occurred in the middle of a speech by Representative Maxine Waters, Democrat of California, went on for about 10 minutes and was noticed by Timothy Burke, an editor for the website Deadspin, who posted the video to his Twitter account.
Surprisingly, no one thus far has pointed any fingers at the infamous Russian hackers. Perhaps, after weeks of pure speculation and two embarrassing and unsubstantiated intelligence reports, that narrative is finally being put to rest.
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) January 12, 2017
C-Span believes the switch to have been a technical error and is continuing to investigate the episode.
— CSPAN (@cspan) January 12, 2017