Man detained after jumping White House fence
August 2nd, 2011
09:08 PM ET
7 years ago

Man detained after jumping White House fence

Washington (CNN) - An unidentified man who jumped the White House fence on Tuesday was apprehended by uniformed Secret Service officers who approached him with guns drawn.

The incident was broadcast live on CNN's "John King USA" program, which was produced from the North Lawn of the White House on Tuesday night.

soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. diridi

    needs strong security to our

    August 2, 2011 09:29 pm at 9:29 pm |
  2. Steve, New York City

    I hope that the man in question was simply deranged, and is not a "Timothy McVeigh clone," sent by the birthers.

    August 2, 2011 09:40 pm at 9:40 pm |
  3. kat

    Come on... We already have one idiot in the White House, We don't need another one.

    August 3, 2011 12:18 am at 12:18 am |