ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The White House has reversed it’s previous decision and now will lower the United States flag in honor of the Capital Gazette shooting victims.
Congressman John Sarbanes and Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley previously requested the President order United States Flags be lowered to half staff in honor of the victims. On Monday they were told the request was denied.READ MORE: Police Activity near Kent Island Causing Major Delays At Bay Bridge
Tuesday morning, the City of Annapolis Twitter account said the decision had been changed. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders also said Trump ordered the flags to be lowered on Tuesday in a morning press conference with Fox News.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: Positivity Rate Continues To Fall As More Than 600 Cases Are Reported Saturday