Secret Service: Suspicious package near White House cleared

Secret Service: Suspicious package near White House cleared
The White House, shown in this file photo, is currently on lockdown over a suspicious package. (Source: Whitehouse.gov/file)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Gray News) - A lockdown is over at the White House and nearby areas, the U.S. Secret Service tweeted Monday afternoon.

A suspicious package caused the Secret Service to place the White House and surrounding locations on lockdown at around 11 a.m. Monday.

President Donald Trump signed a Iran sanctions order amid the lockdown.

This was the second suspicious package reported in a week, according to The Hill.

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