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During the start of Monday’s daily press at the White House, the briefing abruptly ended with the secret service agent pulling US President Donald Trump for a brief lockdown in the room with other key policymakers. However, the move restored before American President Trump gave details of the incident.

Key quotes

Was shooting outside of the White House, under control now.

Someone taken to hospital, unsure condition.

Person was shot by secret service or law enforcement.

No reason economy can’t grow at 20% pace in Q3.

Considering capital gains tax cut and income tax cut for middle-income families.

FX implications

The news failed to derail the market sentiment but the AUD/USD fails to recovery amid broad US dollar strength. The quote stays pressured near 0.7150 during the early Tuesday morning in Asia.