We’ve had a worldwide pandemic, murder hornets, riots…might as well add a raccoon invasion at the White House to the list.
CNN reporter Joe Johns was doing a live shot from the White House this morning when he had some invading raccoons try to attack him during his report. Johns handled the disruption like a pro, hurling some sort of box at the raccoons to shoo them away before seamlessly transitioning into his on-air report.
This isn’t the first time raccoons have harassed the media while they were reporting from the White House.
Just a few weeks ago, CBS correspondent Paula Reid also had a run-in with the masked invaders, tweeting that the raccoons had (allegedly) grabbed the pant leg of several members of the media before being fended off.
Strong Pawnee vibes at White House this morning as a raccoon attacked multiple news crews on North Lawn. 🦝 allegedly grabbed pant leg of a photographer & then a corespondent before being fended off. (WH 🦝🦝 🦝 pictured here in more peaceful times.) pic.twitter.com/o5VbTUHxBR