Sinkhole opens up on White House lawn; Twitter takes aim

WASHINGTON — According to CBS, a sinkhole has opened up on the White House lawn and appears to be growing.

The sinkhole was first reported on earlier this week, and was confirmed by White House groundskeepers. It appears the hole formed close to White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley’s office, spawning no shortage of jokes on social media.

Reporters who have been keeping tabs on the hole have said that it appears to be growing larger.

After all the rain the region has seen in the last week it is not surprising that this has happened. Sinkholes are known to form in swamp-like conditions.

Zeke Hartner

Zeke Hartner is a digital writer/editor who has been with WTOP since 2017. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University’s Political Science program and an avid news junkie.

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