Man went near Obama's home after Trump posted alleged D.C. address

July 06, 2023

Photo by Menelaos Myrillas / SOOC / SOOC via AFPProsecutors say a man arrested near former President Obama's home last week with weapons in his van visited the D.C. neighborhood after former President Trump shared what he claimed was Obama's address on Truth Social. Driving the news: Prosecutors allege Taylor Taranto, 37, then wrote on Telegram, "'We got these losers surrounded! Secret Service uniformed officers began monitoring Taranto as soon as he began walking around and filming in Kalorama. Of note: Taranto also had an open warrant out on charges related to the Capitol riot, per NBC News. Editor's note: The headline of this story has been corrected to note that Taranto drove through Obama’s neighborhood, not to his home.