President of the United States and White House Fence Essay

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Shaquille Francis
Mrs. Patnode
Understanding Rhetorical Structures

The U.S. Secret Service boosted its presence and its surveillance measures around the White House on Monday 9/22/14 after an Iraq war veteran jumped over a White House fence. Also on Friday 9/19/14, Omar Gonzalez hopped the north fence and sprinted just past the north portico White House doors when he was stopped which Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said. The white house has had two security incidents in two days that have raised concerns about the safety at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. A federal law enforcement officer told CNN that Officers will now be patrolling the area and will be out in greater numbers and will be "looking for individuals who don't look like tourists.

Omar Gonzalez carried a Spyderco VG-10 folding knife with a 3½-inch serrated blade in his pants pocket, according to an affidavit. He at that allowed authorities to search his car, where police say they found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in boxes and magazines. They also found two hatchets and a machete in his car. A Secret Service officer said he yelled at the intruder to stop. Gonzalez told a Secret Service agent "that he was concerned that the atmosphere was collapsing and needed to get the information to the President of the United States so that he could get the word out to the people.

Friday was not Gonzalez's first run in with police. In past July, he was arrested in Wythe County, Virginia, and charged