WASHINGTON, April 2 – RIA Novosti. White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said US President Joe Biden was aware of the Capitol incident, CNN reported.
“Psaki said that President Biden is” aware “of the incident at the Capitol,” the channel informs. It is noted that Psaki gave comments to the pool reporter.
CNN points out that Biden is not at the White House right now: he has arrived at his country residence in Camp David, where he intends to spend Easter weekend.
Earlier, the Capitol police informed that an unknown person crashed into a car in two officers at a checkpoint near the building of the US Congress, they were hospitalized. The suspect was taken into custody. MSNBC reported that at least one person was shot at. Several streets were closed in Washington DC due to the incident.
According to police, one officer and the driver of the vehicle that rammed the checkpoint died.
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