On Friday night (Saturday morning in Bulgarian), law enforcement officials were forced to cut off access to the White House for an hour due to the numerous protests in the area caused by the situation surrounding the death of African-American George Floyd after his detention by police in Minneapolis. Minnesota), reports Fox News.
The demonstration took place on Lafayette Square in front of the White House.
According to the TV channel, the US Secret Service, which ensures the security of the country’s top officials, did not let the journalists out of the official residence of the head of state, and also did not allow anyone inside, FOCUS reports.
The Washington Post reports minor clashes with law enforcement around the White House. Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. Other protesters tried to stop police and throw bottles and other objects at them. Traffic on the streets adjacent to the White House was blocked for a short time.
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