Trump immediately dismissed the report as “totally fake news.”
The supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, has died of pancreatic cancer in Washington, the US court said on Friday.
This has sparked concern amongst US citizens since the vaccine would be distributed just days before the Presidential election.
American media is reporting that the protests turned into violence after a conflict between the people protesting and armed men who were guarding a petrol station.
The 57-year-old man is being investigated on sexual offences involving a minor under the age of 16.
Following the incident, the White House was placed on lockdown. The suspect was eventually shot by the police officers.
Trump's remarks were a change in strategy.
Dustin Lee Honken, a convicted murderer, was pronounced dead at 4:36 p.m. EDT (2036 GMT) after an executioner injected him with a powerful barbiturate at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, the U.S. Department of Justice said.