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Should bushes have stopped White House intruder?

Should bushes have stopped White House intruder?

Secret Service officers chasing a Texas Army veteran across the White House lawn in September figured they had him cornered when he encountered the thick bushes on the property. To…

Secret Service assigned to cover domestic abuse?

Secret Service assigned to cover domestic abuse?

A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a…

Changes ahead for the Secret Service?

Changes ahead for the Secret Service?

Key members of Congress are weighing dramatic changes to the embattled Secret Service, including moving it out of the Homeland Security Department and breaking up its mission. The proposals come…

Secret Service scandals spark rare bipartisanship

Secret Service scandals spark rare bipartisanship

The scandal that’s rocked the once-proud Secret Service and raised questions about the president’s safety has also produced rare bipartisan unity on Capitol Hill. With a month more to go…

Pierson’s Secret Service tenure: Short and gone

Pierson’s Secret Service tenure: Short and gone

One lesson from Julia Pierson’s short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can’t keep secrets from the president. Pierson’s undoing was not…

Embattled Secret Service director resigns

Embattled Secret Service director resigns

U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light that exposed gaping holes in the protective cocoon around President…

Is it possible to protect the President or White House?

Is it possible to protect the President or White House?

When an armed intruder jumped the fence and penetrated deep into the White House, it provided a field day for cartoonists and some members of the House of Representatives —…

White House intruder made it further inside

White House intruder made it further inside

The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, a Republican congressman said Monday. The disclosures came on the…

Secret Service boosts security at White House

Secret Service boosts security at White House

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,…

Secret Service detailed to protect boss’s assistant

Secret Service detailed to protect boss’s assistant

Members of a Secret Service special unit responsible for patrolling near the White House were pulled off that assignment over at least two months in 2011 to protect the assistant…

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