White House lock down lifted after protesters surrounded complex

first_imgOn Friday the White House was placed on lock down for about an hour after protesters surrounded the gates. The White House protest was one of many taking place nationwide in response to the death of George Floyd. Floyd was killed on Monday while in police custody. The initial decision to lock down the White House grounds was made by the U.S. Secret Service, according to tweets by NBC News reporter Peter Alexander.last_img

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