President Trump has made an unannounced visit to Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington DC.
The motorcade reportedly took an unusual route according to “West Wing Reports”.
President getting his annual physical this afternoon at Walter Reed medical center in Bethesda; was driven on the Beltway, which is unusual
— West Wing Reports (@WestWingReport) November 16, 2019
Pool reporter travelling with the president tweeted that there was speculation about the visit.
I’m outside Walter Reed while the president gets his physical. Meanwhile there is a lot of speculation about what the doctors here will tell him about his condition. I will keep you posted. pic.twitter.com/GFnxQcm9Bl
— Tara McKelvey (@Tara_Mckelvey) November 16, 2019
The White House in a statement said:
“Anticipating a very busy 2020, the President is taking advantage of a free weekend here in Washington, D.C., to begin portions of his routine annual physical exam at Walter Reed,”
Chicago Naval Station On Lockdown
US House send Trump impeachment articles to Senate
US House votes to send Trump impeachment articles to Senate.
The House will notify the Senate of the impeachment articles. On Thursday, House managers are expected to physically walk the articles to the Senate and read them aloud, according to a Republican leadership aide.
The senators and Chief Justice John Roberts, who will preside over the trial, will also be sworn in, and the President will be officially summoned and given a time to respond to the charges.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the substance of the trial is likely to get underway on Tuesday, January 21.
‘Many Injured’ in Ottawa Shooting
Police in Canada’s capital of Ottawa said injuries have been reported after a shooting in the central part of the city on Wednesday morning.
Shooting this morning on our street… worried for my neighbours. pic.twitter.com/yh2eSSwMEF— Kate Headley (@MsCommuniKate) January 8, 2020
Ottawa paramedics said they’ve taken three people to hospital following the shooting. The three suffered gunshot wounds and were in serious condition, paramedic superintendent Hilton Radford said.
Ottawa police tweeted that they were responding to the incident on Gilmour Street in a residential area.
They urged people to avoid the area.
Catherine McKenna, the member of Parliament for the area, said she was aware of the shooting in Centretown and said her thoughts are with the injured.