During a White House press briefing, alarms from the nationwide emergency alert drill disrupted the proceedings, causing a humorous interruption.

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In an unexpected turn of events, alarms blared in the White House press briefing room while Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was addressing questions. Jean-Pierre reacted with humor, pretending to conclude the briefing by saying, “Okay, thanks, everyone.”

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The interruption was part of a nationwide emergency alert drill conducted by the U.S. government on October 4th at around 2:20 p.m. The drill involved sending a text message to every television, radio, and mobile phone across the country as a test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts.

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The incident created a light-hearted moment during the press briefing, with reporters sharing a laugh at the unexpected alarms.