WASHINGTON — One lesson from Julia Pierson's short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can't keep secrets from the president.
By PBS NewsHour
Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday in the wake of revelations about security lapses in protecting the president and the White House. Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post joins Hari Sreenivasan for an update.
By News Desk and Eileen Sullivan and Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
High-ranking lawmakers from both parties Wednesday urged Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to resign, as support for Pierson eroded in the wake of her poorly received testimony about the White House break-in.
By Eileen Sullivan and Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A senior Republican lawmaker wants Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to leave her job, and a senior Democrat said Wednesday he is not comfortable with her leading the Secret Service but subsequently said he hasn't decided whether she…
By Domenico Montanaro, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
When people ask this year, “What’s this election all about?” it’s not an easy question to answer. There’s no one clear issue that has broken through. Remember, this election was supposed to be about health care or, maybe, on the…
By Margaret Myers
On a day when the Secret Service is being scrutinized for allowing a man with a knife to breach White House security, The Washington Post has reported that the agency allowed an armed man with a criminal record to ride…
The Washington Post reports that the man who jumped the fence and ran through the White House on Sept. 19 was tackled by an off-duty Secret Service agent.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said Tuesday she takes full responsibility for the breach of White House security in which a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the…
By Domenico Montanaro, Simone Pathe, Rachel Wellford
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies Tuesday at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing at 10 a.m. EDT. She will face questioning over the agency’s handling of a Sept. 19 White House fence jumper.
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