- A man wrapped in the American flag on Thursday over the White House fence blown. He could be caught immediately.
After the action the White House was sealed off. The area near the official residence of President Obama was scoured by the Secret Service, which is responsible for protecting the president.
It was the third time this year that someone jumped the fence. The man had a book with him, US media report. Obama was at the time of the incident in the White House. He celebrated Thanksgiving with his family.