Hopefully this is nothing, but the White House just went on lockdown over a suspicious package:
BREAKING: Suspicious package at the White House puts the presidential residence on full lockdown with U.S. President Trump on the inside; Secret Service responding— The Avro Post (@TheAvroPost) March 12, 2018
AP: White House on lockdown due to suspicious package, say Secret Service agents— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) March 12, 2018
They just said we are on lockdown here at the briefing room at White House. Not sure why. pic.twitter.com/CKXVcTQG57— David Nuño (@DavidNunoABC13) March 12, 2018
UPDATE: Here’s a livestream…
Secret Service investigating suspicious package in area of Lafayette Square near White House https://t.co/6nFhcYk8rS— Tom Fitzgerald (@FitzFox5DC) March 12, 2018
The Secret Service is responding to reports of a suspicious package in the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Lafayette Square nearby the White House.
Officials say pedestrian and vehicle traffic will be impacted in the area as the White House North Fence Line is closed. Also, H Street, NW, between 15th and 17th Streets and Pennsylvania Avenue between 15th and 17th Streets have also been shut down.
UPDATE: It’s now condition green at the White House, so it sounds like this was nothing…
Back to condition green at the White House after brief lockdown— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) March 12, 2018
UPDATE: The suspicious package in the area of Lafayette Park has been deemed safe.
— U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) March 12, 2018