President Donald Trump was suddenly escorted with a U.S. Secret Service agent from this White House briefing room as he had been starting a coronavirus briefing Monday afternoon. He returned moments later, stating that there was a”shooting” out the White House which has been”under control”
The president said the shots were fired by law authorities, stating he considered the person who had been captured was armed. “This was the defendant who was taken,” Trump said.
Trump said that he had been escorted into the Oval Office from the representative. The White House was put on lockdown after the episode.
Trump commended the job of Secret Service employees for their job in keeping him safe.