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Obama Briefed On Discipline Of Secret Service Agent

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March 26, 2014 AT 3:09 PM
The White House said Wednesday that U.S. President Barack Obama was briefed on the situation involving three Secret Service agents who were sent home from Obama's trip to the Netherlands for disciplinary reasons. White House spokesman Jay Carney said Obama supports Secret Service Director Julia Pierson's "zero-tolerance" approach to such matters but had no other comment. The Washington Post reported that the agents were disciplined after going out for a night of drinking and one of the agents was found drunk and passed out in the hallway of a hotel near The Hague a day before the president arrived in Europe. The agency has been trying to restore its straight-laced reputation after a scandal involving prostitutes in Colombia in 2012.