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Secret Service intercepts package of poisonous ricin mailed to President Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 3:00pm 9/20/2020 at 3:00pm
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The FBI and Secret Service are investigating a package that was sent to President Donald Trump, which contained the highly-toxic poison ricin.

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Trump: “Do I seem rattled?” After Secret Service Shooting Near White House

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 9:00am 8/11/2020 at 9:00am
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Monday evening, the Secret Service removed Trump from a press briefing and Trump returned to explain there was an alleged shooter in the vicinity (by the administration building adjacent to the White House) that was shot by the Secret Service.

Both the alleged shooter and a Secret Service officer were taken to...

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Secret Service Arrest El Paso Shooting ‘Hero’ Due to Arrest Warrant and Police Refute His Heroic Story

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 3:00pm 9/12/2019 at 3:00pm
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Chris Grant, 50, received praise from the media and Robert O’Rourke due to his heroic actions during the El Paso Walmart shooting in August.

But Secret Service arrested him just before President Donald Trump would honor him for his actions. Turns out Grant has an outstanding arrest warrant and the El Paso...

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Secret Service Will Block Sidewalk on White House’s South Fence

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/20/2017 at 6:00pm

The Secret Service has decided to block the sidewalk on the White House’s south fence. They assured the public that the blockage “will not obstruct the public’s ability to view or photograph the White House” and they will not erect more barriers. From Reuters:

The sidewalk has been closed nightly from 11...

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Carson and Trump to Get Secret Service Protection

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 8:00am 10/18/2015 at 8:00am

Threats to Republican front runners Dr. Ben Carson and Donald Trump have been so significant that the two candidates will now get protection from the Secret Service.

Todd Beamon of Newsmax reports, hat tip...

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Secret Service Targeted … Jason Chaffetz

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 8:00am 10/4/2015 at 8:00am

First we had the IRS targeting American citizens, now we have the Secret Service targeting a sitting member of congress. What’s next?

Republican congressman Jason Chaffetz of Utah was basically singled out for a smear campaign.

Noah Rothman reports at Commentary:

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More Drama for the Secret Service

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 10, 2015 at 2:45pm 4/10/2015 at 2:45pm

Just when you thought it was safe to hop back on the motorcade…

A member of the Uniformed Division of the Secret Service has been placed on administrative leave and had his security clearance suspended after being arrested Friday. The agent has been charged with misdemeanor destruction of property.

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Is the Secret Service targeting Jason Chaffetz?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 3, 2015 at 6:11pm 4/3/2015 at 6:11pm

Fact: the Secret Service’s reputation is circling the drain. Between fence jumpers, shots fired, and agents driving through active bomb investigations, House committee have been working overtime in an attempt to put out a dumpster fire that has been raging for years.

As for the Secret Service, they seem to be...

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“Botched response?” House panel investigates Secret Service

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 3:12pm 3/24/2015 at 3:12pm

The Secret Service has problems—and today, director Joseph Clancy talked to Congress about his plans to turn things around.

The subject of today’s hearing centered around an incident that occurred earlier this month at the White House, where two likely-intoxicated Secret Service agents hit a security barrier after driving through an...

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Secret Service Requests $8 Million Playhouse

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 10:00am 3/18/2015 at 10:00am

The Secret Service is in trouble—and new director Joseph Clancy thinks their training facilities are to blame.

During testimony before a House committee yesterday, Clancy went on defense against concerns about systemic problems within the organization tasked with defending the President...

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Go home, Secret Service. You’re Drunk. LITERALLY.

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 13, 2015 at 3:33pm 3/13/2015 at 3:33pm

It’s not every day that a Secret Service agent gets drunk, crashes a government car into the White House security barricades, and almost gets away with it—but when it does happen, you’d better believe Congress is going to tear that guy’s boss a new one.

ICYMI, that day happened this week....

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Talking point: Republicans don’t really want the Secret Service to protect Obama

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 6:18pm 10/11/2014 at 6:18pm

In a recent appearance on MSNBC, the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank suggested an inconsistency between Republican desires to remove Obama from office, and Republican complaints that the Secret Service was not adequately protecting Obama from harm.

Why is that inconsistent? Can’t we both oppose a president and want to protect the President?...

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Report: White House link to 2012 Secret Service Colombian prostitution scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:30am 10/9/2014 at 7:30am
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Today’s “Worst Administration Ever” story is a throwback to the Great Secret Service Sex Scandal of 2012, in which almost two dozen Secret Service personnel were fired after allegations surfaced that several agents had engaged in misconduct involving Colombian prostitutes.

Now, reports have surfaced refuting White House claims that no staff...

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New Narrative: Former Secret Service Dir. Julia Pierson victim of male privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 12:30pm 10/2/2014 at 12:30pm
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Somehow, this seemed inevitable.

Just-resigned Secret Service Director Julia Pierson allegedly is the victim of male privilege, and was treated differently than a man in a similar position would be treated.

This video clip — just before the resignation — led to charges of sexism:

Those charges increased after the resignation.

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Director of Secret Service Resigns

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 3:30pm 10/1/2014 at 3:30pm

CNBC is reporting that DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson has accepted the resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson:

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned.

Joseph Clancy, who formerly served as special agent in charge of the Presidential Protective Division of...

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How about Allen West to head Secret Service?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 11:55am 10/1/2014 at 11:55am

Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit wrote a column for USA Today this week suggesting that it would be smart for Obama to appoint a Republican as Eric Holder’s replacement for attorney general:

For next attorney general, reach across aisle

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The flawed and Secretive Service

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 8:30am 10/1/2014 at 8:30am
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On September 19 the Secret Service managed to stop an intruder with a knife who had entered the White House, but why did it take so long for the fuller (and even more alarming) story to emerge?:

An armed man who jumped the White House fence this month made it far deeper...

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