Area near White House fenced off after protests

The streets around the White House complex have been shut and are being guarded by a mix of Secret Service officers and FBI agents.

A fence is seen at the Lafayette Square near the White House on June 2, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP)

Overnight, a fence was constructed around Lafayette Park and along 17th Street at Pennsylvania Avenue, two areas that have been focal points for protests.

Work crews were still at work boarding up businesses in the area and attempting to remove graffiti from federal buildings.

— AP

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