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With the US government still in a state of shutdown, the Trump/Russia investigation unveiling more secrets by the day and kids who support the president being horrible, it really does feel like Washington DC is hell on Earth.
In recent weeks, rats have been spotted on the front lawn of the White House and now a literal sinkhole has opened up in the US capital and is presumably dragging everyone into the underworld.
The Hill reports that the sinkhole appeared on Tuesday afternoon in a road just one block away from the White House, forcing police to close 17th Street NW in both directions.
*17th St NW btw C St and E St NW is CLOSED-Off in both directions; Large Sinkhole forming in the road… https://t.co/y8snWyEtrp — DC Police Traffic (@DC Police Traffic)
Sinkhole just opened up on 17th street NW, one block away from the White House! https://t.co/JjSMA1gm1I — Sergio Gor (@Sergio Gor)
After a giant sinkhole appears near the White House, the world holds its breath as one man attempts the Bird Box ch… https://t.co/3fpJTcHuky — Have I Got News For You (@Have I Got News For You)
@thehill Unfortunately the Metaphor Department is furloughed. — Sir Ford Report KG (@Sir Ford Report KG)
@thehill To quote Maxwell Smart -"Missed it by THAT much!" — David_Swanson (@David_Swanson)
God is a second-rate novelist. https://t.co/7F0ghZgf3M — David Simon (@David Simon)
As a second sinkhole opens up near the White House, Trump is desperately renegotiating with the netherworld for for… https://t.co/Fom5XDD0a6 — Jeff Yang (@Jeff Yang)
Also...this #Sinkhole trend is just a bit odd...
5/22/17 at Mar-a-Lago
5/22/18 on White House lawn
1/22/19 a b… https://t.co/HGxeW9SxXN — Joe Briggs, Esq. (@Joe Briggs, Esq.)
HT The Hill
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