More than 18 months after a prostitution scandal in South America rocked the Secret Service, the agency in charge of protecting the president is investigating another case of suspected sexual misconduct in its ranks.
The District of Columbia’s delegate to Congress is hoping for answers from the Secret Service about what led to long lines at a security checkpoint for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Former Secret Service agent Daniel Bongino says he will run for Congress, rather than seek the Republican nomination for Maryland governor.
It was the scandal that rocked the Secret Service. Agents caught with prostitutes. Now, for the first time, one is speaking out about what happened and why he feels they are being treated unfairly.
The Secret Service says it has expanded its security perimeter around the White House following the explosions at the Boston Marathon. And though there are no credible threats to Baltimore, city police have also increased security.
Their job is to keep secrets. But reports show the Secret Service let some secrets about their agents and even informants slip on the D.C. Metro.
The President’s visits often come with a hefty price tag for cities in both security costs and time misspent by police forces.
The National Park Service says the park surrounding Camp David will be closed to the public when leaders of the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations meet at the presidential retreat later this month.
The U.S. Secret Service is under new scrutiny as the top watchdog at Homeland Security announces his own investigation of the growing prostitution scandal. With some suggesting the scandal in Colombia wasn’t an isolated incident, ethics experts from right here in Baltimore are stepping in. Johns Hopkins University will train dozens of agents in the coming days.
A total of six Secret Service members have now left their jobs after being accused of hiring prostitutes while on the job and now the scandal is becoming politicized as the investigation heats up.
Drinking, strip clubs and prostitutes. That’s what investigators say Secret Service agents and military members were involved in when they should have been preparing for President Barack Obama’s trip to Colombia.
The Department of Natural Resources says it will close Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont to all public access during the G-8 Summit.