(BREAKING WIDE) — Secret Service agent rush Trump amid Shooting outside White House.
Donald Trump has been escorted out of a press briefing by a Secret Service agent after a shooting outside the White House.
BREAKING: Donald Trump has been escorted out of a press briefing by a Secret Service agent after a shooting outside the White House.Advertisement
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The moment Trump was escorted out of the briefing room by Secret Service – agent seems to say, “We have shots fired outside.”
John Roberts of Fox News reported hearing the sound of gunshots outside the White House as the briefing began.
The White House was placed on lockdown following the incident. Trump returned and said “There was an actual shooting and somebody’s been taken to the hospital.”
President Trump explained shots were fired by law enforcement “It was the suspect who was shot.” Trump also praised the work of Secret Service personnel for their work in keeping him safe.
Monday morning, President Trump called for Portland, which he characterized as “out of control” to bring in the National Guard.
Trump added “The Mayor and Governor are putting people’s lives at risk. They will be held responsible. The Guard is ready to act immediately. The Courthouse is secured by Homeland!”
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