Authorities arrested a man in Atlanta who allegedly sought to attack the White House and other Washington D.C. landmarks. Hasher Jallal Taheb was arrested in Gwinnett County. Taheb appeared in court on Wednesday.
He had a plan to target the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial with explosives and weapons, according to NBC.
NEW: Feds arrest Georgia man suspected of plotting attack Washington Monument, White House and Lincoln Memorial with weapons and explosives. Per court documents – man had “hand-drawn diagram of ground floor of the West Wing”
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