(UPDATE) White House All Clear After Being on Lockdown Due to a Suspicious Package
On Tuesday, the White House was reportedly put on lockdown.
The U.S. Capitol building was also briefly closed, due to a suspicious package but has been reopened. Capitol police have reportedly arrested a man for “unlawful entry” onto the premises.
— FOX 13 News Utah (@fox13) August 22, 2017
UPDATE 2:30 p.m. ET — NBC’s Peter Alexander reports that the media has received the all clear at the White House.
UPDATE: All clear at the White House. Reporters & construction crews allowed back to their posts on the White House North Lawn.
— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) August 22, 2017
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