‘Non-Scalable’ Fence To Be Built Around White House For Potential Election Riots

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A “non-scalable” fence is expected to be installed on Monday around the White House and two adjacent parks over concern that more violent protests could break out after Election Day, according to NBC News.

“The White House on lockdown: A federal law enforcement source tells NBC that beginning tomorrow, crews will build a ‘non-scalable’ fence to secure the WH complex, Ellipse and Lafayette Square. 250 National Guardsmen have been put on standby, reporting to Metro Police officials,” NBC reporter Geoff Bennett wrote on Twitter.

A memo from the New York Police Department warned that “we should anticipate and prepare for protests growing in size, frequency, and intensity leading up to the election and likely into the year 2021.”

Over the summer, violent protests broke out across the country over the death of George Floyd, causing the Secret Service to move President Trump to a bunker for protection.

The New York Post reported, “In the days after a video of Floyd’s death began to circulate, protests became so violent outside the White House that Secret Service agents took the first family down to a special bunker normally designed for use in terrorist attacks.”