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Ambitious Toddler Causes Brief Lockdown on White House Lawn

WASHINGTON - MAY 31: The exterior view of the south side of the White House is seen May 31, 2005 in Washington, DC. Vanity Fair Magazine reported that former FBI official W. Mark Felt claimed himself was ?Deep Throat,? the anonymous source who provided information to Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward?s famous Watergate investigation report that led to the former President Richard Nixon's resignation. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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While most newly mobile babies are content to frighten their parents by, say, toddling into the street, the kid who squeezed through the White House fence Thursday evening managed to draw the attention of the Secret Service. NBC News reports that the lawn was briefly put on lockdown while agents apprehended the little intruder and returned him to his mother and father. “We were going to wait until he learned to talk to question him, but in lieu of that he got a timeout and was sent on way with parents,” said Secret Service spokesman Edwin Donovan. Now we’ll never know what really happened in Benghazi. 

Toddler Causes Lockdown on White House Lawn