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White House fence jumper was fixated on president, prosecutor says
White House fence jumper was fixated on president, prosecutor says

The troubled Iraq war veteran who scaled the White House fence had a dangerous fixation on the president, stockpiling weapons and ammunition and carrying a map to the White House stuffed in a Bible during an earlier arrest, a federal prosecutor said Monday. When he was arrested, Omar Jose Gonzalez had two hatchets, a machete and 800 rounds of ammunition in his vehicle parked near the White House, said Assistant U.S. Atty. David Mudd. A judge granted the government’s request to hold Gonzalez for 10 days without bail. “Mr. Gonzalez’s preoccupation with the White House and accumulation of large amounts of ammunition in an apparently short period of time renders him a...

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