The head of the Secret Service got grilled on Capitol Hill by lawmakers who say the agency failed to protect the president at least three times recently. The most alarming was when a man ran deep into the White House with a knife, getting by several layers of security.
The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance in federal court.
An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him posed no threat to anyone and needs counseling instead of prosecution, members of his family said Sunday.
The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.
A man who drove up to a White House gate and refused to leave was arrested on Saturday, the Secret Service said, less than 24 hours after another man jumped the fence and made it all the way into the presidential residence before being apprehended. The president and first family were not at home.
The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.
President Barack Obama has announced his intention to appoint Baltimore County Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance to the president’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
U.S. Park Police say 145 people were arrested during a protest against U.S. deportations of migrants in the country illegally in a rally outside the White House.
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James Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and undertook a personal crusade for gun control, died Monday. He was 73.
President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation’s capital.
-President Barack Obama is foregoing his usual round of weekend golf at a Washington suburban military base.