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The Secret Service Can’t Afford To Protect Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has a big family, and securing everyone was always going to be a conundrum for the Secret Service. There’s the president himself and first lady Melania Trump. There are five Trump children and eight grandchildren, some in Washington, D.C., others in New York. To say nothing of when they take vacations within the U.S. or abroad.

August 21, 2017

Trump Denies Secret Service Meeting Over 2A Comments: Another Lie?

So did the Secret Service discuss the violent comments with Trump’s campaign? By all accounts, except Trump’s own, it seems likely that they did.

August 11, 2016
Donald Trump speaks to the Trask Coliseum at University of North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Trump Says ‘Second Amendment People’ ‘Can Do’ Something About Hillary Clinton

“If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks,” Trump said at a rally. “Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don’t know,” he continued. The U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment guarantees a right to bear firearms.

August 10, 2016
Clinton Email, FBI

Secret Service Investigating Trump Delegate Who Called For Clinton To Be Shot For Treason

“As far as I’m concerned, it is treason and the penalty for treason is the firing squad—or maybe it’s the electric chair now,” he added.

July 21, 2016

WATCH: Activists Rush Sanders On Stage, Secret Service Steps In

Animal rights activists rushed the stage as Bernie Sanders spoke at a rally in Oakland, California.

May 31, 2016
Anthony Senecal

Trump’s Racist Former Butler Defiant In Face Of Scrutiny

On Saturday, the Martinsburg Journal reported Secret Service to have interviewed Senecal. He told the Journal he thought Secret Service wanted to make sure he “wasn’t going to go there with a rifle.” He told the agency that Washington, D.C. was “too far to drive.”

May 15, 2016

Secret Service Investigating Incident At Trump Rally: White House

Photographer who was trying to document removal of protesters from rally was grabbed by the neck by Secret Service agent, shoved to the ground.

March 1, 2016

Secret Service Officer Arrested In Child Sexting Sting

A U.S. Secret Service officer assigned to the White House was arrested this week after he sent naked pictures of himself to someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl, according to a criminal complaint.

November 12, 2015

@POTUS: Another Way To Attack The President

President Barack Obama joined Twitter this week. That means he gets a whole new round of scrutiny.

May 22, 2015

Strong Looks Sharp At White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Whatever Cecily Strong was going to say about President Barack Obama at the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, there was no way it would sting as much as what he inadvertently said about her.

April 27, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Republican Progress On Gay Marriage

Republicans used to talk about banning gay marriage — and now they just have trouble answering whether they would personally attend a same-sex wedding.

April 22, 2015

Pilot Lands Gyrocopter At Capitol In Apparent Protest; Charges Pending

The tiny aircraft flew in low over the National Mall, whizzing past a row of trees and a statue of Ulysses S. Grant, as a group of onlookers stood by. Both houses of Congress were in session at the time.

April 16, 2015
North portico of the White House (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Analysis: Why The GOP Will Likely Attack The Fake White House

The Secret Service is likely to get caught in the middle of Congress’ next spending debate.

March 23, 2015
Uniformed US Secret Service officers patrol Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, DC, March 12, 2015

Report: U.S. Secret Service Embarrassment Gets Worse

This new report certainly won’t help the Secret Service’s damaged reputation.

March 13, 2015

Obama Selects Joseph Clancy To Lead Secret Service, Rejects Calls For Outsider

President Obama has a new Secret Service director.

February 18, 2015

Possible Drone Discovered On White House Grounds, Officials Say

The Secret Service is reportedly investigating a possible drone recovered at the White House.

January 26, 2015

Secret Service Arrests Man Outside White House, Finds Rifle In Car

Secret Service agents arrested an Iowa man outside the White House on Wednesday after a search of his vehicle uncovered a rifle.

November 19, 2014

Secret Service Failures Allowed Intruder Into White House, Report Says

Learn more about the Secret Service’s failure this September.

November 14, 2014

Cultural Problems At Secret Service Run Deep

Julia Pierson is gone, but the Secret Service’s problems aren’t even close to being solved.

October 6, 2014

New Director Seen As Capable Of Restoring Secret Service Prestige

Find out what’s next for the scandal-plagued agency.

October 3, 2014

Secret Service Director Resigns Over Security Breaches

Julia Pierson is out as head of the Secret Service.

October 1, 2014

Accused White House Intruder Pleads Not Guilty

Find out what’s next for Omar Gonzalez.

October 1, 2014

On Obama ‘Assassination,’ Kessler Went Over The Line — Not For The First Time

Is Obama’s assassination “the only catalyst” to reform the Secret Service? Ron Kessler thinks so.

October 1, 2014

Blundering Secret Service Needs To Step Up Its Game

With the first family’s safety in question, it’s time for answers — and action.

October 1, 2014

Secret Service Chief Grilled For ‘Unacceptable’ White House Breach

Congress set aside partisan differences to hammer Secret Service Director Julia Pierson.

September 30, 2014