WASHINGTON — The deputy director of the Secret Service, who managed day-to-day operations during scandals that badly tainted the agency, will resign his position but be allowed to accept another unspecified federal job within the Homeland Security Department, the government said Monday.
In our news wrap Wednesday, House Republicans challenged President Obama’s executive actions protecting millions from deportation by voting for a broader bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. Also, Kremlin officials warned of cuts on government spending and double-digit inflation. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The Secret Service is an “insular” agency that needs a new director hired from the outside, according to former government officials tasked with examining the embattled agency after a man with a knife stormed the White House. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The acting director of the Secret Service is warning lawmakers of “potentially dire consequences” from lowered morale and operational security at the agency.
The United States Secret Service Thursday tweeted out photos of the two dogs that sustained minor injuries from Wednesday’s White House fence jumper.
WASHINGTON — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence was ordered held without bond in an appearance Thursday before a federal magistrate judge.
In our News Wrap Wednesday, four former security guards were convicted of shooting 30 Iraqi citizens in 2007. An American detained in North Korea for six months returned to the U.S. today. In Washington, the Secret Service has come under fire for diverting agents from White House patrol to assist in a neighborhood dispute in 2011. Continue reading