Xinhua news agency, Beijing, August 11 (reporter Bao Xuelin) - US President Donald Trump suddenly left the press briefing room when he was holding a briefing on the new crown epidemic at the White House on the 10th. The briefing meeting held there was interrupted for a time. Trump returned a few minutes later, saying the shooting near the White House was under control..
Just minutes after the outbreak briefing in the White House press room that afternoon, trump was suddenly escorted away by an agent in black, without explaining why.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven mnuchin and White House director of administration and budget, Lars Watt, were also escorted away by staff, Reuters reported.
Trump said agents escorted him back to the Oval Office. The White House was cordoned off immediately after the shooting.
On July 30, President trump held a press conference at the White House in Washington. Xinhua News Agency / FA Xin
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According to trump, the shooting outside the White House was under control.. Due to the relative distance from the White House, the shooting did not cause any damage.
A protester, who has been demonstrating outside the White House for a long time, said he heard gunshots at about 5:50 p.m., followed by screams. Its a mans voice Then 89 men ran over and pointed their AR-15 at him
The District of Columbia Fire Department said the suspect was seriously injured and could be in critical condition.