Tag Archives: Secret Service

Secret Service Agents Asked About Transferring To FL

ABC News reports: As states begin to certify election results that seal a victory for President-elect Joe Biden, even though Donald Trump hasn’t conceded there is one clear sign his post-presidency life is taking shape: Secret Service agents in the president’s detail are being asked whether they’re interested in transferring to Palm Beach, Florida. The Secret Service’s Miami field office …

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130 Secret Service Agents COVID+ Or In Quarantine

The Washington Post reports: More than 130 Secret Service officers who help protect the White House and the president when he travels have recently been ordered to isolate or quarantine because they tested positive for the coronavirus or had close contact with infected co-workers, according to three people familiar with agency staffing. The spread of the coronavirus — which has …

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Secret Service Rushes Trump Out Of Briefing Room After Shooting Outside White House Walls [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: Secret Service agents abruptly halted President Trump’s coronavirus briefing on Monday after an armed suspect was shot outside the White House. The president was just minutes into his briefing when a Secret Service agent whispered in Trump’s ear and asked him to leave the podium along with other administration officials who were in the room. …

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Pence’s AZ Trip Was Delayed Due To COVID+ Agents

The Washington Post reports: Vice President Pence’s trip to Arizona this week had to be postponed by a day after several Secret Service agents who helped organize the visit either tested positive for the coronavirus or were showing symptoms of being infected. Pence was scheduled to go to Phoenix on Tuesday but went on Wednesday instead so that healthy agents …

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Secret Service Agents Told To Quarantine After Rally

The Washington Post reports: Dozens of Secret Service officers and agents who were on site for President Trump’s rally in Tulsa last week were ordered to self-quarantine after two of their colleagues tested positive for the novel coronavirus, part of the fallout from Trump’s insistence on holding the mass gathering over the objections of public health officials. The Secret Service …

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Secret Service Admits Tear Gas Used On DC Protesters

Washington DC’s CBS News affiliate reports: Secret Service now admits that an agency employee fired oleoresin capsicum spray (pepper spray) “in response to an assaultive individual,” when protesters were cleared from Lafayette Square on Monday, June 1. The correction issued by the agency is a follow up to its Friday, June 5, announcement. This is when Secret Service said that …

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Secret Service To Wear Masks When Around Trump

ABC News reports: Secret Service agents close to the president and in the vicinity of the Oval Office will begin wearing face masks, sources said. The Secret Service declined to comment Sunday night. Some agents already on the ground during Trump’s Arizona trip last week were seen wearing face masks. White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said on Friday …

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DHS Docs Reveal COVID Spread Among Secret Service

ABC News reports: Multiple members of the U.S. Secret Service have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, according to Homeland Security documents. In March, the Secret Service, which is responsible for the protection of President Trump and other leaders, acknowledged that a single employee tested positive in March. However the problem is currently far more widespread, …

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Trump Lied About Secret Service Wanting His Hotel

From the Washington DC watchdog group CREW: Yet again, the president used the Secret Service as an excuse for his profiteering, and yet again Secret Service records suggest he’s not telling the truth. In February, President Trump traveled to the West Coast for a multi-day trip through four states. But instead of staying locally, President Trump traveled each evening to …

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Secret Service Protected Trump Family On 4000 Trips In Last Three Years, Often For Trump Org-Related Business

Via Citizens For Responsibility and Ethics: Last fiscal year, the Trump family took more trips that required Secret Service protection than the Obama family took in seven, according to a budget document released by the Treasury Department. On average, Obama’s family took 133.3 protected trips per year, while the Trump family has taken an average of 1,625 annually. Much of …

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Secret Service Signs New Trump Golf Cart Contract

The Washington Post reports: The Secret Service this week signed a $45,000 contract to rent a fleet of golf carts in Northern Virginia, saying it needed them quickly to protect a “dignitary” in the town of Sterling, home to one of President Trump’s golf clubs, according to federal contracting data. The contract was signed Monday and took effect Wednesday, records …

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Joe Biden Once Again Has Secret Service Protection

NBC News reports: After a nearly three year hiatus, Joe Biden is once again a protectee of the United States Secret Service. A protective detail began its assignment with the former vice president and Democratic front-runner this week, multiple law enforcement officials told NBC News, even as Biden is expected to remain off the campaign trail amid the coronavirus crisis. …

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Biden Seeks Secret Service Protection (From Red Hats)

CNN reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign has submitted a formal request for Secret Service protection, a congressional official told CNN, the first significant step in getting approval for the Secret Service to take over security for the rest of his campaign. The congressional official said that the “big four congressional leaders were notified today that the Biden campaign …

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Trump Charges Secret Service Up To $650 Per Room

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s company charges the Secret Service for the rooms agents use while protecting him at his luxury properties — billing U.S. taxpayers at rates as high as $650 per night, according to federal records and people who have seen receipts. Those charges, compiled here for the first time, show that Trump has an unprecedented — …

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Secret Service Probes Redacted Incident At Mar-A-Lago

The Palm Beach Post reports: Palm Beach police say they are conducting an “open and active criminal investigation” at Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s South Florida estate, following an unspecified incident Monday night. The Secret Service is leading the investigation and no arrest has yet been made, according to the Palm Beach Police Department. Michael Ogrodnick, a police spokesman, declined further …

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Secret Service Docs Show Trump Lied About G7 Search

From with government watchdog group CREW: CREW received records from the United States Secret Service that, along with emails from Doral city officials, undermine President Trump’s dubious claim that members of the Secret Service wanted the 2020 G-7 Summit to be hosted at Trump’s Doral resort in Miami. The reality appears to be quite different, with the Secret Service instead …

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Secret Service Requisitions Jet Skis For Mar-A-Lago

The Daily Beast reports: The U.S. Secret Service has formally requested the purchase of two jet skis in order to better protect President Trump and his family during their frequent stays at their vacation homes. “President Trump and his family spend several weeks throughout the year in Mara Lago FL and Hamptons NY. The first family is very active in …

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Trump’s DC Hotel Billed Secret Service $200K In 2017

NBC News reports: During the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency, the Trump International Hotel in Washington charged the Secret Service more than $200,000 in taxpayer money, including a bill topping $30,000 for two days of use, according to expense documents obtained by NBC News. The documents, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request covering Secret Service expenditures, detail …

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Teen Boy Waltzed Into Mar-A-Lago During Trump Visit

The Palm Beach Post reports: Four months before a Chinese woman was accused of lying to get into Mar-a-Lago, an 18-year-old college freshman in November fooled Secret Service agents into thinking he was a club member and wandered the grounds for 20 minutes before he was arrested. An apologetic Mark Lindblom on Tuesday told a federal magistrate that he had …

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Trump Mocked Secret Service Director As “Dumbo”

The New York Times reports: The White House announced the departure of Randolph D. Alles, the director of the Secret Service, who had fallen out of favor with the president even before a security breach at his Mar-a-Lago club that the agency effectively blamed on Mr. Trump’s employees. Mr. Alles, a retired Marine major general who goes by Tex and …

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