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Trump removes Secret Service director as purge of DHS leadership widens

April 9, 2019
Toluse Olorunnipa, Josh Dawsey, Carol Leonnig, Nick Miroff | The Washington Post
President Trump continued to dismantle the leadership of the nation’s top domestic security agency Monday, as the White House announced the imminent removal of U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph D. “Tex” Alles, the latest in a series of head-spinning departures from the Department of Homeland Security.
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Secret Service says no audio recordings made in Trump White House

June 13, 2017
| CNBC
CNCB's John Harwood reports that according to a report the Wall Street Journal, the Secret Service says no tapes exist of the president's meetings with James Comey.
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Secret Service Chief Discusses Threat Level Against Trump

June 2, 2017
Pete Williams | NBC
The U.S. Secret Service is investigating about the same number of threats against Donald Trump as it did against the last several presidents, the agency's new director said Thursday.
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Idaho pastor shooting suspect arrested outside White House, wrote warning about ‘Martians’ in Congress

March 9, 2016
Carol Leonnig, Michael Miller | The Washington Post
Kyle Odom, the former Marine suspected of shooting Idaho pastor Tim Remington on Sunday, was arrested Tuesday evening outside the White House, according to Coeur d’Alene police and the Secret Service.
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Secret Service agent's badge, gun stolen near agency headquarters

December 23, 2015
Juana Summers | Mashable
The badge, gun, radio, handcuffs and flash drive belonging to a Secret Service agent were stolen near the Secret Service's headquarters in Washington, according to multiple reports.
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New breaches revealed in report that says Secret Service is ‘in crisis’

December 3, 2015
Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
A man masquerading as a member of Congress walked into a secure backstage area without being properly screened and spoke with President Obama at an awards dinner last fall. Five days later, a woman walked backstage unchecked at a gala dinner where Obama was a featured guest. Months after that, two people strolled unnoticed past a Secret Service checkpoint into the first layer of the White House grounds.
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Secret Service official wanted to embarrass congressman

October 1, 2015
Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
An assistant director of the Secret Service urged that unflattering information the agency had in its files about a congressman ­critical of the service should be made public, according to a government watchdog report released Wednesday.
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Secret Service took a year to fix broken alarm at George H.W. Bush home

April 23, 2015
Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
The Secret Service took more than a year to replace a broken alarm system at former president George H.W. Bush’s home, raising concerns within the agency about the safety of the Houston residence and the Bush family, according to a government report scheduled to be released Thursday.
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Secret Service manager put on leave during probe of alleged assault

April 9, 2015
Carol Leonnig, Keith Alexander | The Washington Post
The Secret Service has put a senior supervisor on leave and suspended his security clearance after a female employee accused him of assaulting her after-hours at agency headquarters last week, the agency said Wednesday.
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