He was arrested without further incident and that no hazardous materials were found in his backpack. His identity and motives are unknown. The President Donald Trump was inside the White House and was informed late in Friday night about the incident. Following the incident the White House’s security condition was raised to ‘orange’. Secretary John Kelly of Homeland Security was briefed on the incident with the standard practice of dealing with White House intruders understood to be handing them over to local police. Ihe President Trump was not in any danger from the security breach. A search of the south and north grounds of the White House complex found “nothing of concern to security operations”. During Obama’s Presidency many similar incidents occurred. One time, the intruder had a knife.