Man Who Attempted Security Breach at the White House Said He’ll Keep Trying to Meet Trump - NBC4 Washington

Man Who Attempted Security Breach at the White House Said He’ll Keep Trying to Meet Trump

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    Man Who Tried to Breach WH Security Said He'd Keep Trying

    A D.C. man who tried to get onto White House grounds to see President Trump was carrying a Bible and had a small dog with him, according to court documents. News4's Jackie Bensen reports he told the Secret Service he would try again. (Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018)

    A D.C. man attempted to breach security at the White House Tuesday morning and said he plans to continue to try to meet President Donald Trump.

    The man was carrying a Bible and had a dog with him when he moved a security barrier outside the entry gate for the East Wing, according to an affidavit from a U.S. Secret Service officer.

    “U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division personnel arrested a male subject after he moved a temporary security barrier (bike rack) outside the White House Complex and crossed into restricted space," the Secret Service said in a statement.

    He said he adored Trump and was adamant in his desire to meet him.

    When told it wouldn’t be possible to meet the president, he smiled and said, “I’ll just keep trying,” according to the affidavit.

    The Secret Service arrested him and charged him with unlawful entry. No court date has been set.

    The man has a criminal history and may have been wearing a D.C. correctional bracelet, according to the affidavit.

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