A suspect has been charged with driving a U-Haul truck into the White House barricades and threatening to murder or harm the president, vice president, or members of their family.
It occurred on Monday evening, and there is video of the terrifying event. CNN reported that police say the individual had a Nazi flag in his truck.
“A preliminary investigation revealed the driver – who has not been publicly identified – may have intentionally struck the barrier, the Secret Service later said. While authorities have not provided specific details on the alleged threat, the US Park Police said the man faces the charge of threatening to kill, kidnap or inflict harm on a President, vice president, or family member,” CNN reported.
“The driver also was also arrested on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, destruction of federal property, and trespassing, according to the Park Police. After the crash, the truck was searched by bomb technicians, and no explosives or incendiary devices were found, a law enforcement source familiar with the investigation told CNN,” the outlet added.
“What appears to be a Nazi flag was just pulled from the cab of a U-Haul truck that rammed the fence at Lafayette Square in front of the White House,” Reuters reporter Nathan Howard said on Twitter.
A Uhaul containing a Nazi flag tried to crash the barrier to the white house multiple times before being arrested pic.twitter.com/tFq4K4VJjU
— 🥀_Imposter 🥀 (@Imposter_Edits) May 23, 2023
President Biden has just returned from Japan, where he attended the G7 Summit and where people were beginning to worry about his health.
“A confused-looking President Biden had to be gently guided by Japanese leader Fumio Kishida on Friday — before tripping and almost falling down some stairs,” the New York Post reported.
The report continued:
As first lady Jill Biden led him by the hand to meet his Japanese counterpart and his wife for a photo op in Hiroshima prior to the Group of Seven summit, the oldest US president ever appeared perplexed.
After shaking Kishida’s hand, Biden, 80, turned his attention to the prime minister’s 58-year-old wife, Fumio Kishida, and inexplicably assumed a boxer’s stance before shaking her hand as well.
Kishida, 65, directed the dignitaries to their designated positions for the photo op. Kishida appeared to kindly direct Biden to his specified position upon detecting his apparent confusion regarding where to stand. According to the video, Biden walked slowly and uncertainly while glancing at the ground for clarification on his positioning.
Biden lost another battle with stairs in Japan today.
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) May 19, 2023
“We’ll figure it out,” first lady Jill Biden quipped as her husband fumbled about while trying to figure out where he was supposed to be standing.
Regarding the incident with the stairs, The Post reported, “Footage showed him arriving late for a tour of the Itsukushima Shrine, with other world leaders already beginning the tour as Biden emerged slowly from his limousine.” “After walking slowly toward the others, he stared intently at a flight of eight steps, but still tripped, catching his balance just before falling.”
As 2024 approaches, Biden’s physical and mental health has been a source of contention and concern among both voters and his Republican detractors.
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