Meltdown? Fence-jumper got into White House Friday night; door UNLOCKED

Meltdown? Fence-jumper got into White House Friday night; door UNLOCKED

[Ed. – Holy home invasions, Batman, what’s going on???]

An intruder made it through the front door of the White House after scaling the mansion’s fence before Secret Service agents apprehended him. The first family was not in the residence.

The embarrassed agency promised a full review while new questions arose about its ability to protect the president.

President Barack Obama and his daughters had just left the White House on Friday evening for Camp David when a man, identified by the Secret Service as Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, of Copperas Cove, Texas, climbed the north fence, darted across the lawn and into the residence.

The breach triggered a rare evacuation of much of the White House. Secret Service officers drew their guns as they rushed staffers and journalists out a side door.

First lady Michelle Obama had traveled separately to the presidential retreat in Maryland. …

“Unfortunately, they are failing to do their job,” said Chaffetz, R-Utah. “These are good men and women, but the Secret Service leadership has a lot of questions to answer.”

“Was the door open?” he added incredulously.

On Saturday morning, Secret Service agents could be seen walking shoulder to shoulder across the North Lawn, apparently combing the turf for anything the intruder may have dropped during his sprint the night before.

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