Tag Archives: Secret Service

Jealous much? Reporter envious of armed felon’s easy access to president

http://twitter.com/#!/beardedstoner/status/517070971132715010

As Twitchy reported, the Secret Service recently allowed President Obama to ride in an elevator with an armed man with a criminal record who was exhibiting “highly irresponsible behavior.” We know Obama’s is allegedly the most transparent administration ever, but the Miami Herald’s Marc Caputo seems jealous of the armed convict’s easy access to the president.

Oh, you've had felony convictions & youre armed? Ride the elevator w/Obama! Oh, youre a reporter? Stand 20 yards away behind barricades…

— Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) September 30, 2014

All we can suggest is bolting for the White House front door armed with a pen and reporter’s notebook, although Caputo has his own suggestion for beefing up White House security.

Wanted: whoremongers, drunks, sleep-at-the-switch guards, badge-heavy liars to the press. Contact Julia Pierson, U.S Secret Service

— Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) September 30, 2014

Another great performance by the Secret Service.

FTW RT @robcrilly Secret Service did at least manage not to put Obama in a lift with an Ebola patient, if I've understood this correctly

— Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) September 30, 2014

 

 

‘Have fun storming the White House’! Secret Service mocked over fence jumper

http://twitter.com/#!/freddoso/status/516690886202490880

As WaPo’s Carol Leonnig reported, the Secret Service apparently messed up even more than previously thought when it came to confronting White House fence jumper Omar Gonzalez. And now, the White House is paying the price … with the public:

I think the one issue uniting left and right in our country is that maybe the White House's security isn't totally great.

— Isaac Morrison (@Thorrison) September 29, 2014

If the Secret Service hasn’t done it already, hiring an image consultant would be a good next step.

So you're telling me the same agency that hired hookers in Colombia botched White House security? Who could have ever seen that coming…

— Hipster Serpico (@KimMarcumTexas) September 29, 2014

We're sure that the fence jumper isn't still in the White House now, correct?

— jon gabriel (@exjon) September 29, 2014

The Secret Service seems better at keeping secrets than serving the President.

— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) September 29, 2014

More like Secretly Bad Service. HA.

— Olivia Nuzzi (@Olivianuzzi) September 29, 2014

As punishment, Michelle Obama is going to make the Secret Service eat a week's worth of her school lunches.

— S.M (@redsteeze) September 29, 2014

"Good luck, have fun storming the White House" — Miracle Max to the White House intruder

— John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) September 29, 2014

BREAKING: WH intruder actually spent the night in the Lincoln Bedroom.

— Nathan Edmondson (@nathanedmondson) September 29, 2014

BREAKING: Last week an 8-year-old boy climbed onto White House roof to recover frisbee.

— Nathan Edmondson (@nathanedmondson) September 29, 2014

Fake breaking: WH fence jumper was stopped literally inches before gaining entrance to the secret vault, thought to hold Obama's birth cert

— Greg Pollowitz (@GPollowitz) September 29, 2014

White House fence jumper ordered movies on Showtime on Demand, burned microwave popcorn.

— David Waldman (@KagroX) September 29, 2014

White House fence-jumper sat in presidential dining room, ate five-course meal, did his own dishes.

— Josh Greenman (@joshgreenman) September 29, 2014

White House fence-jumper entered presidential residence, installed iOS 8.

— Josh Greenman (@joshgreenman) September 29, 2014

White House fence-jumper sat in Lincoln Bedroom, started jigsaw puzzle, failed to figure out top right corner, got frustrated, left in rush.

— Josh Greenman (@joshgreenman) September 29, 2014

White House fence-jumper crocheted baby blanket, matching hat, posted them on Etsy.

— Josh Greenman (@joshgreenman) September 29, 2014

White House fence-jumper tracked dirt on carpet, tested cleaning power of Dyson, Hoover, Electrolux vacuums, filmed it, posted it to Youtube

— Josh Greenman (@joshgreenman) September 29, 2014

The fence-jumper apparently sat down to dinner with the Obamas, stayed for drinks, and finally was apprehended.

— David Freddoso (@freddoso) September 29, 2014

They finally figured it out when POTUS said, "Hey, wait a minute, you're not the guy I appointed Secretary of Labor." http://t.co/gdmNMO3usf

— David Freddoso (@freddoso) September 29, 2014

In fact, it appears the fence-jumper actually signed three bills into law before the Secret Service caught up http://t.co/gdmNMO3usf

— David Freddoso (@freddoso) September 29, 2014

Talk about bad optics, huh?

Smartest admin in history.. Completely caught off guard by everything… Economy, terrorists, fence jumping lunatics.

— S.M (@redsteeze) September 29, 2014

Editor’s note: This post haps been updated with additional tweets.

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Report: White House evacuated thanks to another fence-jumper; Update: More photos, video; Update: Made it through doors

‘ISIS takes notes’: Fence-jumper makes his way into White House’s front doors

‘Seems insane’: Fox News’ Ed Henry questions how fence jumper made it inside White House

‘So much win’: Richard Grenell has DREAM-y suggestion ‘to be fair’ with WH fence jumper

Yesterday’s White House fence-jumper identified as Omar J. Gonzalez, a homeless veteran with PTSD

White House fence-jumper had 800 rounds of ammo, machete, hatchets in car

Fox News’ Clayton Morris notices something ‘embarrassing’ about new WH ‘fence’; It’s hilarious [photos]

‘Quite sad’ warning on new layer of WH fence missing something; Jim Geraghty zings

Secret’s out! US Secret Service needs refresher course in protecting WH

WH fence jumper came to warn Obama that ‘the atmosphere is collapsing’

Man reportedly detained after jumping WH fence, punching dog [video]

http://twitter.com/#!/JTSTheHill/status/525064414366814208

Well, fortunately, it looks like they at least caught him before he got into the White House. So, progress!

Never a dull moment.

We’ll update with video when it becomes available.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

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SPLC uses USSS flubs to stoke fear of ‘extremist plots against Obama’

http://twitter.com/#!/SharonMelendes/status/519665611148775427

The extreme leftist Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) claim to fame is accusing anyone to the right of Nancy Pelosi of being part of a “hate group.”

You may recall that the SPLC’s “hate map” was used by Floyd Corkins when he attempted to commit mass murder at the offices of the Family Research Council.

Family Research Council shooter pleads guilty, intended to kill ‘as many as possible’

Today the SPLC is using the recent failures of the U.S. Secret Service to stoke fears of extremist right wing plots to kill the President.

Secret Service failures are cause for concern after many extremist plots against Obama http://t.co/uoO0pG0fbL pic.twitter.com/M08XXauCqU

— SPLC (@splcenter) October 8, 2014

Richard Cohen, the president of SPLC writes:

Nothing in his political record remotely supports the characterization of Obama as anything but a mainstream politician, of course, but the purveyors of extremist propaganda have found a robust market for it on the country’s reactionary right, including fringe elements of the Tea Party. To this segment of the American public, Obama is more than a left-of-center president. He symbolizes the changing face of America, the growing diversity that will result in non-Hispanic whites losing their majority status around the year 2043 – and with it, perhaps, white hegemony.

“Mainstream politicians” usually attempt to “fundamentally transform the United States of America,” right?  And yes the people who have flocked to support Allen West, Herman Cain, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Nikki Haley, Susana Martinez, Tim Scott, Bobby Jindal, etc…. are all obviously very concerned with maintaining “white hegemony.”

Pathetic.

@splcenter @waltb31 I suspect Secret Service are predominantly Fox News Viewers..!

— Thomas J. Colatrella (@TJWoodstockNY) October 8, 2014

The U.S. Secret Service’s flubs seem to have started under Julia Pierson’s leadership. Maybe President Obama forgot to ask her what news channel she prefers before hiring her.

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Later, alligator: Shamed Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigns

FRC to hold news conference at 3 p.m. today, Perkins on Fox News at 2:30 p.m.; Update: Perkins: SPLC gave ‘license’ to suspect to shoot

Family Research Council shooter pleads guilty, intended to kill ‘as many as possible’

Southern Poverty Law Center responds, calls FRC president’s claims ‘outrageous’

Media decide no ‘national dialogue’ on civility needed after FRC shooting; WaPo calls it a ‘scuffle,’ ideology ignored; Update: Media embargoes shooting

Dangerous: Left screeched about Ryan speaking at ‘hate group’ FRC; HuffPo labels FRC hate group again

Activate shocked faces: White House buried prostitution scandal, IG report

http://twitter.com/#!/JohnEkdahl/status/520034645862133761

Yep. Ho-hum. Another day, another Obama scandal. Corruptocracy: It’s what’s for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

I'd say Obama's going to be livid when he reads the papers tomorrow, but it appears he knew about it over two years ago. #Cartagena

— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) October 9, 2014

Breaking from @CarolLeonnig @DavidNakamura: Aides knew of possible White House link to Cartagena prostitution scandal http://t.co/Z9M4nBy40u

— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) October 9, 2014

That was fast. RT @TrendsDC: 'cartagena' is now trending in #DC http://t.co/UAecjLnXpd

— Rebecca Sinderbrand (@sinderbrand) October 9, 2014

In case you were wondering why #cartagena was trending, here’s why. From the WaPo report:

The Secret Service shared its findings twice in the weeks after the scandal with top White House officials, including then-White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler. Each time, she and other presidential aides conducted an interview with the advance-team member and concluded that he had done nothing wrong.

Meanwhile, the new details also show that a separate set of investigators in the inspector general’s office of the Department of Homeland Security — tasked by a Senate committee with digging more deeply into misconduct on the trip — found additional evidence from records and eyewitnesses who had accompanied the team member in Colombia.

The lead investigator later told Senate staffers that he felt pressure from his superiors in the office of Charles K. Edwards, who was then the acting inspector general, to withhold evidence — and that, in the heat of an election year, decisions were being made with political considerations in mind.

“We were directed at the time . . . to delay the report of the investigation until after the 2012 election,” David Nieland, the lead investigator on the Colombia case for the DHS inspector general’s office, told Senate staffers, according to three people with knowledge of his statement.

Cover up at the White House via @CarolLeonnig http://t.co/qOLdIJqln0

— Ron Fournier (@ron_fournier) October 9, 2014

Can't make this up: the WH aide pulled rank as a…Hilton Honors Member in order to get the hotel's overnight hooker fee waived.

— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) October 9, 2014

I wonder if the Hilton in Cartagena has elevator cameras…

— Ari Fleischer (@AriFleischer) October 9, 2014

Patterns, anyone?

The #Cartagena investigator said he was told to delay the report until after the 2012 election. IRS report came out May 2013… wonder why.

— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) October 9, 2014

Luv that lib journos are finally waking up to Obama #cultureofcorruption & admin's bullying of inspectors general. Good morning! #Cartagena

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) October 9, 2014

Relevant flashback re. corruption of admin's inspectors general: Obama's dirty watchdogs ==> http://t.co/Y1PXwIKCQH #Cartagena

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) October 9, 2014

White House interfered w/ an IG investigation? Threatened people? This isn't new, this is their habit. Spans across Obama's administration.

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) October 9, 2014

Dear press, if WH did full court press cover-up on this prostitution story, what else might they've been willing to lie about to your faces?

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) October 9, 2014

So WH covers up 25 year-old volunteer with a hooker because of the election, but wouldn't lie about Benghazi despite electoral fallout?

— Mark Hemingway (@Heminator) October 9, 2014

Slooooowly, but surely, the lib media rouses.

problem here is the WH’s efforts to cover it up and, potentially, influence the investigation

— Sam Stein (@samsteinhp) October 9, 2014

Winner, winner, chicken dinner!

Heh:

delaying a report until after an election seems so unlike this administration, and to suggest otherwise isn't patriotic.

— GregGutfeld (@greggutfeld) October 9, 2014

So is Kathryn Ruemmler out of a job?

Aaaand Kathryn Rummler's shot at becoming AG goes out the window … http://t.co/s7EyxDyqg8

— David Martosko (@dmartosko) October 9, 2014

Well, we wouldn’t be so sure. We can think of plenty of high-level Obama officials who clinched their nominations and kept their jobs despite dirty scandals tainting their records.

Nobody knew nuthin’. Transparency flashback!

FLASHBACK: Jay Carney declares "no indication of any misconduct" by the White House team in SS prostitution scandal http://t.co/4lMu2Eh2n4

— WhiteHousePressCorps (@whpresscorps) October 9, 2014

Shorter WH: We manipulated an investigation over an *advance-team member* for political reasons, but are 100% truthful about everything else

— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) October 9, 2014

‘I’m gonna be pissed’: ‘Feminist’ bro loses it over Julia Pierson resignation

http://twitter.com/#!/exjon/status/517407135647670272

Charles Clymer writes for the Huffington Post and PolicyMic. He is also an ardent feminist — and he takes that very seriously:

Feminism saved my life. It freed me. It allowed me to be myself. It liberated me from the idea of what a man "should" be. #HeForShe

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

When I say feminism saved my life, I mean that literally. It gave me hope that I wasn't restricted to rigid gender norms for men. #HeForShe

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

Gee, Charles. That’s all very illuminating, but what we’d really like to hear from you is your take on Secret Service director Julia Pierson’s resignation. Are you up for that?

Hells yes, he is!

If Julia Pierson is the only one to lose her job over the Secret Service scandal, I'm gonna be pissed. This strikes me as a sexist solution.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

It is all too common to make woman leaders convenient scapegoats for the failure of an org. I hope that's not the case w/Julia Pierson.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

Women are often blamed for their own rapes. It's not a stretch to point out they're also often blamed for the professional failures of men.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

Oh, fer cryin’ out loud …

@cmclymer What are you talking about? She didn't do her job.

— Josephine (@notmyname02) October 1, 2014

@notmyname02 I'm saying that she shouldn't be the only one to lose her job.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

Julia Pierson resigning is justified, but my fear is that she is being used to cover up the failures of the men below her. Not okay.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

We have seen a long history of women leaders taking the fall for the failures of men. Remember Susan Rice, anyone? Explain that to me.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

What’s to explain, exactly? Susan Rice sucked at her job. She didn’t need men to make her look incompetent. She did that all on her own.

I'm not asking Julia Pierson not be held responsible, I'm asking she be held to the same standard, not a higher one, than her male peers.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

Women leaders are consistently held to a higher standard than men. They must be all things to all folks. That's happening here #JuliaPierson

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

So a guy could let people breach the door of the White House but because she's a woman? @cmclymer

— Pol (@PointlessPol) October 1, 2014

@PointlessPol No, she should absolutely be held accountable, but I fear she's the ONLY one that will bear responsibility here.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

How wonderful it must be to go through life believing all your accomplishments are solely based on merit and not on having a penis.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

Snort! That tweet might be our favorite.

All of #TCOT: You need to consider the idea that men, no matter how brilliant/hardworking/talented, benefit from male privilege.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

@cmclymer Maybe, but your inference was that #JuliaPierson may have been treated differently because she was a woman.

— ArtistUnplugged (@pinkartgurl59) October 1, 2014

@pinkartgurl59 That's exactly what I mean. We expect women leaders to shoulder more of the blame for problems like these. Absolutely.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

If we could harness the sheer intensity of intellectual dishonesty of Twitter conservatives, our nation's energy problems would be solved.

— Charles Clymer (@cmclymer) October 1, 2014

Dunno … Clymer’s proven himself to be an amazing source of natural gas.

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Update:

Something tells us that Clymer will be the gift that keeps on giving. For a while, anyway:

‘Impotent girly rage’: HuffPo’s Charles Clymer gets his ‘feminist’ wings clipped

Report: White House evacuated thanks to another fence-jumper; Updated

http://twitter.com/#!/Thorrison/status/513108880390635520

Oh boy …

What?! RT @PzFeed: WHITE HOUSE BEING EVACUATED

— Amy (@moderncomments) September 19, 2014

??? RT @mpoppel: Evacuation at the White House after Obama left

— John Ekdahl (@JohnEkdahl) September 19, 2014

DEVELOPING: News media being evacuated from White House; president is not at the White House – @ArletteSaenz

— Micah Grimes (@MicahGrimes) September 19, 2014

Evidently, this was another case of somebody jumping the fence:

Good chunk of White House being evacuated, shortly after Obama left, after intruder apparently got over fence and close to the building

— Jeff Mason (@jeffmason1) September 19, 2014

Secret Service evacuates WH after fence jumper gets close to the Exec Mansion minutes after Pres Obama departed.

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 19, 2014

Someone jumped WH fence apparently All of the press is being escorted out of the press briefing room thru west wing pic.twitter.com/0c1BAtLteq

— Chris Jansing (@ChrisJansing) September 19, 2014

Staff and press evacuated from WH – waiting for word from Secret Service on intruder pic.twitter.com/Vi68lvhy4x

— Chris Jansing (@ChrisJansing) September 19, 2014

Uniformed Secret Service officers, some with automatic weapons, ordered press and staff out of the West Wing.

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 19, 2014

Maybe it’s time to get an electric fence.

Is it some shithead on the WH lawn again?

— Harry (@Tark31) September 19, 2014

Ohh it's a loony fence jumper.

— SΞ4N VΞNKM4N (@MrFoPow) September 19, 2014

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Update:

More photos from the scene:

White House is being evacuated after a fence jumper got over. Guards with guns drawn. pic.twitter.com/cILpFOetIZ

— Bartholomew Sullivan (@SullivanScripps) September 19, 2014

Lafayette Park and Pennsylvania Avenue are off limits and will be for a while. pic.twitter.com/tTOOKRRW8h

— Bartholomew Sullivan (@SullivanScripps) September 19, 2014

.@WhiteHouse Update: -Parts of the WH currently being evacuated -President Obama is not at the WH -Secret Service aware of the incident

— Michael Rusch (@weeddude) September 19, 2014

Pretty sure I spy @markknoller is this @Reuters photo of the evacuation of the White House pic.twitter.com/MOw7qyILsG

— Michael Rusch (@weeddude) September 19, 2014

And video:

JUST IN: Video shows man breaching security perimeter, running to White House: http://t.co/hzsvB5Lpys pic.twitter.com/3KFEv0wP99

— Micah Grimes (@MicahGrimes) September 20, 2014

Video from White House: "This dude just jumped the fence right in front of me!!” http://t.co/KLS6IgBAL7 pic.twitter.com/DfLv5AwnPT

— Jon Passantino (@passantino) September 20, 2014

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Update:

This fence-jumper made it a lot further than the previous one, according to the AP.

Secret Service officers with flashlights currently doing search of the North Lawn of White House where fence jumper ran earlier

— Steve Brusk (@stevebruskCNN) September 20, 2014

The USSS officers have gone all the way from the bush area near the North Portico to the fence, lined up side by side with lights

— Steve Brusk (@stevebruskCNN) September 20, 2014

ISIS takes notes "easy run across lawn" "@AP: BREAKING: Secret Service says fence-jumper made it through North Portico doors of White House”

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) September 20, 2014

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Report: White House locked down after man attempted to jump fence

‘Scary!’ Man jumps WH fence, White House on lockdown [photos, Vine]

These people noticed something funny about the White House fence jumper’s garb [photos]

Secret’s out! US Secret Service needs refresher course in protecting WH

http://twitter.com/#!/charliespiering/status/516687470029991937

In that case, it might be time for Josh Earnest to have a serious talk with the president:

So the initial Secret Service account of that fence jumper was… fudged slightly. http://t.co/CKIBK2BRPU

— Andrew Stiles (@AndrewStilesUSA) September 29, 2014

Good God. "@markberman: The White House fence jumper made it to the East Room!? Good. God. Damn." http://t.co/2q6UyR8ynH

— Sean Agnew (@seanagnew) September 29, 2014

Absolutely ridiculous. RT @AaronBlakeWP: WOW http://t.co/UAsE1NW29V pic.twitter.com/thzqiybeKA

— John Ekdahl (@JohnEkdahl) September 29, 2014

More from the Washington Post:

The new revelations follow accounts provided to The Post last week detailing how Gonzalez’s ability to enter the White House reflected a failure of multiple levels of security around the compound. The agency relies on these successive layers as a fail-safe for protecting the president and the White House complex.

In this incident, a plainclothes surveillance team was on duty that night outside the fence, meant to spot jumpers and give early warning before they made it over. When that team didn’t notice Gonzalez, there was an officer in a guard booth on the North Lawn. When that officer couldn’t reach Gonzales, there was supposed to be an attack dog, a specialized SWAT team and a guard at the front door — all at the ready.

Maybe “at the ready” is Secret Service code for “not at the ready.” Which is particularly reassuring when you consider scenarios like these:

Imagine if the WH fence jumper was wearing a suicide vest.

— J.R. Salzman (@jrsalzman) September 29, 2014

Not for nothing, but what if this White House fence jumper had a bomb strapped to him? SMH

— Tommy (@FirstTeamTommy) September 29, 2014

I mean, you detonating a bomb inside the East Room….

— Tommy (@FirstTeamTommy) September 29, 2014

The White House needs to get its act together, like, last week. Holy moly.

If our government cant stop one guy from jumping the WH fence, we dont have a chance in hell against ISIS.

— J.R. Salzman (@jrsalzman) September 29, 2014

I'd have to agree RT @jrsalzman: If our government cant stop one guy from jumping the WH fence, we don't have a chance in hell against ISIS.

— BiasedGirl (@BiasedGirl) September 29, 2014

1. The WH fence jumper made it to the East Room. 2. The WH/USSS LEFT OUT THIS LITTLE DETAIL. Mass firings. Hire PMCs.

— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) September 29, 2014

The fence jumper made it into the EAST ROOM? How can the secret service possibly do their job so poorly?

— Chris Hart (@cfp0608) September 29, 2014

So the guy ran around the first floor of the WH. What the hell is happening in this country?

— Amy (@moderncomments) September 29, 2014

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

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Related:

Report: White House evacuated thanks to another fence-jumper; Update: More photos, video; Update: Made it through doors

‘ISIS takes notes’: Fence-jumper makes his way into White House’s front doors

‘Seems insane’: Fox News’ Ed Henry questions how fence jumper made it inside White House

‘So much win’: Richard Grenell has DREAM-y suggestion ‘to be fair’ with WH fence jumper

Yesterday’s White House fence-jumper identified as Omar J. Gonzalez, a homeless veteran with PTSD

White House fence-jumper had 800 rounds of ammo, machete, hatchets in car

Fox News’ Clayton Morris notices something ‘embarrassing’ about new WH ‘fence’; It’s hilarious [photos]

‘Quite sad’ warning on new layer of WH fence missing something; Jim Geraghty zings

Check out the game-changing security measure added to the White House

http://twitter.com/#!/rob_addison/status/514383250849284096

It’s a waist-high fence:

The makeshift fence keeps pedestrians/tourists 10 feet back from the WH fence over which an intruder jumped Friday. pic.twitter.com/JnxXLFRHsN

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 23, 2014

Secret Service tonight set up 2nd fence line in front of WH to prevent further fence jumping incidents. pic.twitter.com/hFOyZCQfLd

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 23, 2014

Now, let’s have some of this out-of-the box thinking applied to securing the southern border, heh?

‘Scary!’ Man jumps WH fence, White House on lockdown [photos, Vine]

Reports of a scary situation on the anniversary of 9/11 are coming in this afternoon.

The White House is under lockdown it was just on the news wtf… 😳

— follow back (@FreQuincyArmy) September 11, 2014

Yes, reportedly the White House is on lockdown. Here are some on-scene photos and Vines of the situation.

#Breaking White House on lockdown after man jumps over fence. Secret Service has apprehended the man.

— WESH 2 News (@WESH) September 11, 2014

Secret Service apprehends man who jumped over White House fence; WH on lockdown pic.twitter.com/mZZ0mZfPwz

— Dan Linden (@DanLinden) September 11, 2014

We were about to do @ajsm liveshot from White House when guy in shorts jumped the WH fence. Guy's been restrained. pic.twitter.com/f27CEOqzci

— Libby Casey (@libcasey) September 11, 2014

Screen grab of @foxnews video of man — appears he had stuffed animal not gun — but Sec Service took seriously pic.twitter.com/BnnWJ68cFj

— Ed Henry (@edhenryTV) September 11, 2014

Scary situation Secret Service appeared to handle v well — this weapon shows they took seriously pic.twitter.com/3bReWuATw6

— Ed Henry (@edhenryTV) September 11, 2014

White House on lockdown after man jumps fence. Details @WISN12News at 6pm. https://t.co/D3gP9BSNUQ

— Craig McKee – WISN (@McKeeWISN) September 11, 2014

Twitchy will continue to monitor this news and update with further developments.

Update: Lockdown continues:

BTW…We're still in #lockdown. Press holding in the briefing room until we get the all clear. pic.twitter.com/4b842PN29o

— Nikole Killion (@NikolenDC) September 11, 2014