WASHINGTON (Reuters) – For Republican lawmakers with White House aspirations, control of the U.S. Senate could be a blessing and a curse.
If Republicans win a Senate majority in the Nov. 4 elections, the party’s new governing responsibilities may force potential 2016 presidential candidates such as Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas to take uncomfortable votes that open them to criticism from rivals outside of Congress.
The Secret Service dogs are ok. Hurricane and Jordan had minor bruising but were cleared by a vet to return to duty.
Two dogs were injured in the altercation with the White House intruder and have been taken to the veterinarian, Secret Service says.
Lockdown lifted at the White House.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said.
“Dogs got him,” the spokesman said, referring to the intruder.
Video showed Secret Service agents surrounding the man on the north lawn of the White House, which was put on lockdown. The man dramatically punched one of the dogs that attacked him, as seen in the video.