Washington: Earlier rats were spotted roaming freely, here and there, on the streets of Washington, and rushing across the trash bins in every corner of the streets for food. This time, they were spotted wandering on the lawns of the White House, the official residence of the US President Donald Trump. Washington Post cited Fox News’ chief White House correspondent John Roberts who first reported on Monday (December 17) rats are everywhere in the District of Columbia (DC), including the White House.
“So — I am standing in our @FoxNews standup location on the @WhiteHouse North Lawn and notice in my peripheral vision something moving at my left foot. I assumed it was one of the ubiquitous WH squirrels. But no….it was a big brown rat,” the chief White House correspondent of Fox News tweeted on Monday.
This is the second time that a rat incident has become famous after a rat was spotted gorging on a pizza slice on the busy New York streets in 2015, and came to known as the ‘Pizza Rat’. The presence of rats in the White House lawn triggered numerous reactions from netizens, as they kept on wondering if the rat went there in search of some job or was it “fleeing a sinking ship?”
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