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White House / Intruders / A Discussion #1072490

CNN Evening News for Monday, Sep 29, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) Breaking news on the White House fence-jumping intruder, Omar Gonzalez, that raises troubling news about security there with multiple security lapses & the initial report on the incident that will be talked about at hearings discussed; White House map shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The 2011 White House incident in which Oscar Ortega Hernandez opened fire on the White House hitting the residence windows recalled; 911 audio played. Live discussion held with "Washington Post" reporter Carol Loennig@ & former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino about the White House intruders. [LOENNIG - explains how the big red button crash box works that was apparently never set off & the front door was not locked; notes the Secret Service did not give a report & there are shortage problems in the Secret Service staffing.] [BONGINO - explains the chaos when the president leaves the grounds.] [LOENNIG - comments on the 2011 shooting, how the White House was hit but reports were in error.] [BONGINO - suggests the officers were pushed to let this go.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim
Duration:
00:10:10

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