White House went on lock down as protesters painted F*** Trump on walls in Washington D.C. (VIDEO)
The White House went on emergency lock down on Friday as protesters outside its gates swarmed the area, demanding justice for the death of George Floyd.
They also weren't too happy that Trump threatened the possibility of "shooting" protesters in Minneapolis in a late night tweet on Thursday.
The move was largely a precaution, but the area was definitely not a safe place to be at.
White House placed under LOCKDOWN as protests over George Floyd's death reach US capital #JusticeForGeorge #Floyd #WhiteHouse #ICantBreathe #GeorgeFloydprotest #minneapolisriots #Minnesota #DenverRiots pic.twitter.com/UlrNwwIIbe— john knowing truth (@jwantstruth) May 30, 2020
It appears there was a small fight when protesters got to the White House. pic.twitter.com/ndbjVa5l6y— Anna-Lysa Gayle (@AnnaLysaGayle) May 29, 2020
While the lock down has lifted that hasn't stopped the chaos. People were seen vandalizing the sides of buildings with "f*uck Trump."
Soon thereafter protests also headed to the capitol.
Take a look at how serious some of these scenes unfolded. It was not a pretty sight.
The barricades outside the White House were completely kicked down by angry citizens.
The Secret Service is pushing back protesters outside of the White House after demonstrators broke barricades.— Alex Salvi (@alexsalvinews) May 29, 2020
The White House is on lockdown as press is being told to stay inside. pic.twitter.com/0p27MRnVUd
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot didn't get out her paintbrush but she did get vocal. She had a personal message for President Trump: "It starts with 'f' and ends with 'you.'"
Trump has yet to address the protesters in Washington D.C. but he did try and double down on his shooting comment earlier in the day:
"Looting leads to shooting, and that’s why a man was shot and killed in Minneapolis on Wednesday night - or look at what just happened in Louisville with 7 people shot. I don’t want this to happen, and that’s what the expression put out last night means.......It was spoken as a fact, not as a statement. It’s very simple, nobody should have any problem with this other than the haters, and those looking to cause trouble on social media. Honor the memory of George Floyd!"