The White House was locked down for the second time this week, due to reports of a suspicious package. Media waiting for the daily press briefing were told to stay indoors.
A suspicious package was found on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Madison Place NW, the Secret Service told Sputnik. The intersection is on the northeast corner of the White House complex.
Fire department and police personnel were on the scene, RT America’s Alex Rubinstein reported.
This is the second time in two days that the Secret Service has locked down the White House due to a security incident.