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BREAKING NEWS: Trump returns to press conference after shooting outside White House

President Trump’s press conference today was briefly interrupted by reports of a shooting outside the White House, with a Secret Service agent escorting the President out of the press briefing room. President Trump, who left in a calm manner, came back minutes later to inform the gathered press – who was forced into lockdown in the briefing room – of the situation.

The shooting involved the Secret Service firing on an armed suspect at the intersection of 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, just outside the White House, after the suspect had fired their weapon at another person. The suspect was taken to a hospital in critical condition, with a single gunshot wound to the torso.

After returning to the press briefing room and giving an update on the situation, President Trump was asked if he was “rattled” by the situation. The President, continuing to show his resilience, cooly responded with “Do I seem rattled?”

AMERICA First is the newest nationally-syndicated radio show in the United States, part of the Salem Radio Network. The host, Sebastian Gorka PhD., served most recently as Deputy Assistant for Strategy to the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, and is author of the New York Times bestselling book “Defeating Jihad.” His latest book is “The War for America’s Soul.” You can follow him on Twitter @SebGorka, on Facebook, and on Instagram @sebastian_gorka. AMERICA First is available on the iTunes podcast app, streams live at, and is on YouTube. You can contact him here.

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