More Secret Service Articles

  • $7.9m Obama Ireland trip included $251,161 for Michelle Obama's Dublin 'sightseeing'

    The White House spent $7.9 million flying the first family to the 2013 G-8 summit in northern Ireland, a venture that included a sightseeing tour of Dublin by first lady Michelle Obama and their two daughters that cost $251,161, according to new documents. The first lady's entourage spent...

  • Examiner Editorial: Secret Service needs a strong hand to end scandalous behavior

    As befits its name, the Secret Service is a mystery to most Americans. About all they know is that it's responsible for protecting the president and other high-ranking federal officials. The Secret Service is also responsible for catching counterfeiters. Like most of the quiet professionals in...

  • Jay Carney: Obama has full confidence in Secret Service

    White House spokesman Jay Carney said President Obama retains confidence in the Secret Service, as well as Julia Pierson, its new director, after the agency suffered another embarrassing incident last week. A day ahead of Obama's arrival in the Netherlands the weekend of March 22, a...

  • Editorial cartoon: Take a shot for the president

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • Senators concerned by Secret Service allegations

    The Democratic chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee and a senior Republican senator expressed concern Wednesday over an alleged incident involving a drunken Secret Service agent in connection with President Obama's overseas trip to the Netherlands.

  • Senators concerned by Secret Service allegations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee and a senior Republican senator expressed concern Wednesday over an alleged incident involving a drunken Secret Service agent in connection with President Barack Obama's overseas trip to the Netherlands. On...

  • Obama backs 'zero tolerance' for Secret Service misconduct

    President Obama was briefed on an incident involving three drunken Secret Service agents and supports the agency director's “zero-tolerance approach” to such behavior, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Wednesday. “He was briefed and I would refer you to the Secret Service in...

  • Supreme Court seems likely to block Secret Service case

    The Supreme Court appeared likely Wednesday to block a group of protesters from bringing free-speech claims against two Secret Service agents who were guarding President George W. Bush during a 2004 visit to Oregon. Several justices said there was not enough evidence that the agents violated...



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