White House locked down after plane flies into restricted space

White House locked down after plane flies into restricted space

- The US White House, was on Tuesday, November 26, briefly put on a lockdown

- This came after a plane entered a restricted space in the Washington DC area

- However, the lockdown has been lifted as police sources claim that the situation was not a threat

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The United States White House was, on Tuesday, November 26, briefly put on lockdown in the bid to beef up security after a plane entered the Washington DC area.

This led to an emergency conference attended by national security officials to monitor and address the situation.

However, CNN reports that the lockdown has been lifted as the situation, according to police sources, is not a hostile one.

Meanwhile, in separate news, Briefly.co.za reported earlier that the US had witnessed a new entrant into the country’s 2020 presidential race in a turn of events that hops to shape its political space.

His name is Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire owner of a world-leading business and market news platform.

READ ALSO: Billionaire Bloomberg enters race for America's presidential elections

Bloomberg, 77, a former mayor of New York, joins 18 others ahead of the primary election of the Democrats after he launched an advert on the morning of Sunday, November 24, to make his ambition known.

According to Daily Mail, the ad said Bloomberg aimed to restore faith in the dream that defines the US, “where the wealthy will pay more in taxes and the middle class get their fair share.”

The report said the campaign advert cost more than $34 million and is expected to continue to run till December 3.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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