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Protester Takes Off Clothes Outside White House Gate

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    The Giants destination for Monday is a government building and not a stadium.

    A protester stripped naked in front of tourists near the White House Friday afternoon.

    About 3 p.m. outside the northwest gate of the White House, a man demanded a meeting, sources told News4. When he was denied, he started taking off his clothes.

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    Officers tackled the man and covered him with blankets.

    The reason for his protest is unknown. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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