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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Washington (AFP) – The director of the US Secret Service resigned Wednesday following a string of lapses by the elite presidential protection branch, including one in which an intruder ran through the front door of the White House.

“Today, Julia Pierson, the Director of the United States Secret Service, offered her resignation, and I accepted it,” said Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson in a statement.

This story will be updated.

AFP Photo/Jim Watson

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  • Sand_Cat

    That’s OK, the GOP will probably give her a medal.

    • Isn’t it the democrats that reward their people by transferring them, promoting them, or finding them cushy jobs after they get caught doing something wrong?

      • Sand_Cat

        No, actually it isn’t, or certainly no more than the GOP.
        And she was a Bush appointee, anyway.

  • Ann Iston

    I think most Americans can agree that Obama is the real problem.