After leaks to the news media, awkward correspondence and a parliamentary investigation, Berlin and Washington are at loggerheads over secret service activities, and not for the first time.
One of the US Secret Service agents, who was allegedly drunk when responding to a suspected bomb threat at the White House in early March, is set to retire, CNN reported Thursday citing an unnamed law enforcement source.
Given the corruption and duplicity with which U.S. government agencies like the DEA, ATF and Secret Service operate, to say nothing of the public lying and unconstitutional activity of the NSA, what right do U.S. officials have to complain about corruption in places like Colombia and Mexico? This editorial from Mexico’s La Jornada takes on [...]Show More Summary
The US Secret Service, beleaguered by scandal, took more than a year to fix a broken alarm at former President George HW Bush’s Texas home, according to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) report.
Since the current administration assumed office in 2009 however, the Secret Service has been tarnished badly by repeated security lapses and scandals.
The last Summit of the Americas, in Cartagena, Colombia, in 2012, was a disaster for President Obama. There were scandals involving Secret Service agents and sex workers, an increasing rebellion from the South against the failed U.S....Show More Summary
Once again the Secret Service is in the news and once again it’s not good. This time it’s another Secret Service supervisor under scrutiny. Put on leave. After an employee complained about unwanted sexual advances. The latest incident to tarnish the image of the once highly touted service. Show More Summary
Members of the Secret Service have to be feeling pretty relieved that theirs is now not the only federal agency with an embarrassing hookers-in-Colombia scandal. Agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency allegedly had “sex parties” — and...Show More Summary
The Secret Service’s most recent scandal involves two agents who, after drinking at a March 4 party, drove a government vehicle into a security barrier outside the White House in the area of a suspicious-package investigation. Much...Show More Summary
Dan Bongino, a Tea Party hero and former Secret Service agent, defends his colleagues and blasts the liberal media for misrepresenting the recent scandal involving two agents.
Surveillance video of two U.S. Secret Service agents drunk driving at the White House may have been erased as part of the agency's policy of deleting recordings every 72 hours, CNN reported on Thursday. Two videos of the incident, where...Show More Summary
Surveillance video allegedly shows that the media may have overblown the latest Secret Service scandal.
Congress, as usual, scolded the Secret Service director and told him to buck up. This comes after two Secret Service agents were drunk and drove a vehicle to the White House.
NEW YORK -- The latest United States Secret Service scandal erupted last week following reports that two high-ranking agents disrupted the scene of an investigation outside the White House, hit multiple barricades, and may have driven...Show More Summary
The new director of the U.S. Secret Service faces lawmakers Tuesday for the first time since recent allegations of misconduct among agency personnel raised doubts about whether a longtime insider was the right man for the job.
Two senior-level officers further damaged a federal agency already reeling from numerous scandals.
The White House maintained Thursday that it had confidence in the new Secret Service director following allegations of two top agents driving into a security barrier on White House grounds after a night out drinking, the latest scandal to befall the storied protection service.
Every time I hear about one of these Secret Service scandals I heave a sigh of relief that it wasn't worse than it was, but still fear there will be a day where it will go the other way. Last night the news broke that two Secret Service...Show More Summary
As far as action hero roles go, Secret Service agent is right up there with renegade cop or CIA agent. That might change after the string of scandals (hookers, boozy parties, and fence-jumpers) that’s beset the elite force, including the revelations on Wednesday that two top officers crashed into a White House barricade after drinking at […]
President Barack Obama has been briefed on an incident in which two Secret Service officers are alleged to have driven a government-issued car into White House barricades last week after a party, a White House official said on Thursday. Show More Summary