Trump: the shooting may have nothing to do with me

Within minutes of the outbreak briefing held in the White House press briefing room that afternoon, trump was suddenly escorted away by an agent in black, without explanation. According to Reuters, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven munuchin and White House Secretary of administration and budget Lars water were also escorted away by staff. < / P > < p > a few minutes later, trump returned to the scene of the epidemic briefing, saying that there was a shooting near the White House, and law enforcement officers fired at a suspect with weapons, who was sent to the hospital and no one else was injured. < / P > < p > asked by the media whether trump was shocked by the incident, he replied: “I don’t know, I look scared The world has always been a dangerous place. It’s not unique. ” < / P > < p > trump went on to praise the handling of the incident by the secret service, and praised the staff as “excellent and excellent people”. “With the secret service, I feel very safe,” he said. “If necessary, some very good people will be ready for action.” < / P > < p > according to trump, the shooting outside the White House was “under control.”. Due to the “relative distance” from the White House, the shooting did not cause any damage. < / P > < p > the secret service tweeted on social media that “it can be confirmed that a police officer was involved in the shooting on 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.”. Two sources familiar with the situation, who asked not to be named, told the associated press that the shooting took place just a few blocks from the White House. < p > < p > the situation outside the White House was calm, with only a part of the nearby streets blocked and some police and government vehicles gathered at the corner of 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, AFP reported. < / P > < p > A protester who has been demonstrating outside the White House for a long time said he heard gunshots at about 5:50 p.m., followed by screams. “It’s a man’s voice Then eight or nine men ran over and pointed at him with their AR-15. ”