The Secret Service’s mission is to protect one of the U.S.’ most important assets. Hint: It’s not the President.
After an Iowa man threatened to blow up the White House twice, police have arrested the 37-year-old Akron man. Secret Service agents say Jeremy Herbert approached them on Wednesday afternoon. Herbert called the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office Thursday afternoon and asked to speak with sheriff, according to KCCI. Herbert was told he would have to [...]
He rides in an open car amid hundreds of thousands of people from around the world and abhors being seperated from his flock. Imagine the heart-stopping difficulty of protecting one of the most popular pontiffs in a generation from terrorists bent on killing anyone not a Sunni fundamentalist – particularly a man with the title [...]Show More Summary
A woman from Michigan was spotted with a gun outside the White House, apparently part of a group protesting Obama’s immigration plan. Secret Service agents arrested the woman, named April Lenhart, just moments after President Obama finished his speech Thursday night. Show More Summary
Well, that didn't take long. The woman, who was identified as April Lenhart, 23, of Mount Morris, Michigan, was taking part in a demonstration along the north fence line of the White House complex when plainclothes Secret Service agents spotted a...
Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri called on Friday for assassinations of Israeli leaders, whom he dubbed “legitimate targets,” citing the plot that was foiled by the Israeli Secret Service to assassinate Israel’s Foreign Minister, Avigdor Liberman. Show More Summary
To me, all talk of assassinating anyone is talk that should be avoided at all costs, no matter what, unless we're talking about failures of the Secret Service to adequately protect the President of the United States, whoever that isShow More Summary
Inside the White House, President Obama was talking immigration ; outside, Secret Service agents were making an arrest. Agents say that just before 8:30pm last night they spotted April Lenhart, 23—who NBC News reports was taking part in a demonstration—walking with a holstered 9mm handgun along the north...
This is comes on the heels of another arrest, just one day ago, of a man from Iowa with a gun by the White House. The woman was spotted by Secret Service agents around 8:30 p.m. walking along the north fence on Pennsylvania Avenue, CBS News White House Correspondent Mark Knoller reports. A Secret Service [...]
Maybe the Secret Service should make a public-service announcement about leaving your guns at home when you visit the White House. On Thursday night — a day after an Ohio man was booked outside 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. with a rifle inShow More Summary
(Reuters) - A woman demonstrating outside the White House on Thursday night was arrested for carrying a gun, the Secret Service said, shortly after President Barack Obama began a speech unveiling sweeping reforms to the U.S. immigration system. Show More Summary
A Michigan woman who was carrying a gun while participating in a demonstration outside the White House was arrested Thursday night, according to the Secret Service.
The Secret Service arrested an armed woman outside of the White House Thursday night. April Lenhart, 23, of Michigan was arrested after Secret Service agents in plainclothes saw her along the north fence line of the White House, with a 9 mm handgun in a holster. Show More Summary
Minutes after President Barack Obama finished his nationwide address regarding immigration reform Thursday evening, Secret Service officials arrested a woman with a gun outside the White House. The Michigan woman was walking along the...Show More Summary
Congressman Louie Gohmert said that if a fence is not good enough for the U.S.-Mexico border, it "should not be good enough for the White House" during a judiciary hearing on Wednesday. Gohmert questioned the acting Secret Service Director about what he believes was a "breakdown in White House leadership" following a White House security breach. Show More Summary
The Secret Service admitted Wednesday to an “inexcusable” series of failures that allowed a disturbed veteran to make it deep into the White House armed with a knife. Joseph Clancy, acting director of the Secret Service, told the House Judiciary Committee that the front door of the...
An Iowa man was arrested near the White House on Wednesday after authorities discovered a file and ammunition in the car that he had reportedly driven from his hometown of Davenport to Washington, D.C., the Washington Post reports.
With all these people running into the White House and evading the Secret Service, we need better solutions to protect the President. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) has the best idea.
Rep. Steven Cohen (D-Tenn.) broached the idea to Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy at a House Judiciary Committee meeting.
After the 41-year-old man from Iowa approached a White House checkpoint, Secret Service found the weaponry in his car