BREAKING: Shots Fired At White House Causes Trump To Briefly Exit Press Conference
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While holding a press briefing on Monday, President Donald Trump abruptly left the podium after an aid whispered something in his ear.
Conservative Jack Posobiec tweeted, "BREAKING: President Trump evacuated from White House press briefing room by Secret Service."
"POTUS just pulled from the podium as he was starting remarks. Our @johnrobertsFox emails: "SOUNDED LIKE SHOTS FIRED NEAR THE WHITE HOUSE"," tweeted Shannon Bream.
You can see footage right here:
OAN reporter Chanel Rion tweeted, "President abruptly stops briefing midway; secret service escorts him out of the briefing room. - Currently in lockdown inside briefing room. - Reports of shots fired 5:47pm EST."
The President went back to the podium after the shooter was allegedly shot and detained.
Here is what he had to say about the shooting:
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