On Friday night, hundreds of protestors gathered outside the White House, according to the Associated Press (AP). US President Donald Trump was rushed to a White House bunker as some of the protestors resorting to stone-pelting. The incident happened there was a protest against George Floyd’s death spread to several cities.
As per the knowledge acquired from a senior administration official, Donald Trump was the bunker for a very short period. The official said that Donald Trump was back from bunker within an hour.
The bunker used by Donald Trump has been construed for use in emergencies like terrorist attacks and this bunker was used by former Vice President Dick Cheney during September 11, 2001, attacks.
The empathy he conveyed for George Floyd, the man killed, was overpowered by his aggressive threats to ramp up violence against looters and rioters, after days. Moreover, Donald Trump spent Sunday out of sight, even as some of his crusade consultants were proposing that he deliver a nationally televised speech before another night of violence. Some White House officials planning to work were instructed not to come in case of restored unrest because the building was even emptier than usual.
White House spokesman Judd Deere said that the White House does not remark on security protocols and decisions. The secret service explained that it does not discuss the means and methods of its defensive operations. The New York Times was first who reported the president’s Donald Trump to move to the bunker.
Moreover, it was not clarified that if lady Melania Trump and the couple’s 14-year-old son, Barron, met the president in the bunker. All the agency’s protection to be in the underground shelter would have been called by the Secret Service protocol.
According to the Associated Press (AP), Donald Trump confessed to his advisers that he worries about his safety.
According to a Republican, President Donald Trump and his family have been shivered by the size and anger of the crowds, and that Republicans wish to be anonymity.
Protesters started fires near the White House using road signs and plastic barriers, on Monday while protesting some pulled an American flag from a nearby building and threw it into the blaze and some added branches pulled from trees. According to another AP report a cinder block structure, on the north side of the park, that had bathrooms and a maintenance office, was engulfed in flames.