Secret Service

Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>

Secret Service Agent Has Scary Night After Biden Gala

Agent robbed at gunpoint in LA suburb of Tustin, fired gun, police say

(Newser) - In Los Angeles on Friday, President Biden appeared at a reelection fundraiser for himself alongside such notables as former President Obama, George Clooney, and Julia Roberts. Meanwhile, just miles away in a nearby suburb, one of his Secret Service agents got caught up in a robbery. Police say they were...

Secret Service on Working Near Bidens' Dog: 'Have a Safe Shift!'

Report from right-wing Judicial Watch claims more biting incidents from German shepherd Commander

(Newser) - It's well known that President Biden's dogs have been busted biting , but a new report from a right-wing activist group suggests there may have been more bites than previously reported. TMZ was one of the first outlets to report on Secret Service records obtained from the Department of...

Biden's Dog Bit a Lot More Agents Than We Knew About

Commander bit Secret Service personnel in at least 24 incidents, documents state

(Newser) - Between October 2022 and July 2023, President Biden's dog Commander was biting Secret Service agents at the rate of roughly once every 11 days, according to newly released records. The records list 24 incidents involving the agency's personnel. That's more attacks than previously disclosed , and it doesn'...

Nikki Haley: I Need Secret Service Protection

Presidential candidate applies to federal officials for protection after 'multiple issues'

(Newser) - Nikki Haley has requested Secret Service protection as she says threats against her have increased. "We've had multiple issues," Haley told the Wall Street Journal , confirming that she had applied for the protection. "It's not going to stop me from doing what I need to...

Dukes of Hazzard Star's Tweet Duly Noted by Secret Service

John Schneider claims he made no threat against the president

(Newser) - Former Dukes of Hazzard actor John Schneider is denying calling for an act of violence against President Biden and his son, Hunter, even as his comment of Wednesday has caught the attention of the Secret Service. Shortly after he was revealed as the runner-up on the season finale of The ...

Federal Agent Impersonator Receives Prison Sentence

FBI says Arian Taherzadeh and Haider Ali offered apartments and gifts to Secret Service officers

(Newser) - Arian Taherzadeh, who was charged with pretending to be a federal agent and offering gifts and free apartments to Secret Service officers, has been sentenced to 33 months in prison. He was indicted in 2022 along with Haider Ali, who received a prison term of more than five years in...

Thieves Try for a Biden's SUV, Secret Service Opens Fire

President's granddaughter was out in Georgetown when 3 people tried to break into unmarked SUV

(Newser) - Secret Service agents protecting President Biden's granddaughter opened fire after three people tried to break into an unmarked Secret Service vehicle in the nation's capital, a law enforcement official told the AP . The agents, assigned to protect Naomi Biden, were out with her in DC's Georgetown neighborhood...

Man Arrested at RFK Jr.'s Home Twice in One Day: Cops
RFK Jr. Makes
New Move Against
Alleged Stalker

RFK Jr. Makes New Move Against Alleged Stalker

Independent presidential candidate files civil harassment restraining order against 28-year-old

(Newser) - Spooked by what cops say is a repeat unwanted visitor to his California home, independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has filed a civil harassment restraining order against the alleged perpetrator, per legal documents seen by the Blast . The protective order covers not only Kennedy and his properties, but...

First Dog, Commander, Gets in Even More Hot Water

Sources allege more biting incidents have taken place, and he's currently not at White House

(Newser) - The White House recently acknowledged that "first dog" Commander bit 11 Secret Service officers since October of last year, but sources tell CNN the German shepherd has actually bit many more people than that, including executive residence staff and other White House employees. At least one bite required hospital...

Biden's Dog Keeps Biting Secret Service Officers
Commander Has
11th Biting Incident

Commander Has 11th Biting Incident

"First dog" bites another Secret Service officer

(Newser) - Make that 11: "First dog" Commander bit another Secret Service officer this week, bringing the total number of bites he's doled out since October 2022 to 11. The 2-year-old German shepherd bit one of the service's uniformed division police officers Monday night at the White House, according...

Armed Man Taken Into Custody at Kennedy Event

Suspect was wearing a US Marshals badge, police say

(Newser) - An armed man accused of impersonating a federal officer was taken into custody outside a Robert F. Kennedy Jr. campaign event in Los Angeles, police said. A Los Angeles Police Department statement said a caller Friday afternoon reported that a man with a loaded gun and holster and wearing a...

His Memoir May Change Narrative of JFK Assassination

Ex-Secret Agent Paul Landis' memory of finding bullet in limo could support theory of a second gunman

(Newser) - Sixty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the memoir of a Secret Service agent who was there may change a key part of the narrative, reports the New York Times . The memoir is by Paul Landis, now 88, whose account challenges the idea that a single bullet killed...

Secret Service Probing Incident at National Security Adviser's Home

Man got in without agents noticing last month

(Newser) - An intruder showed up inside the home of President Biden's national security adviser last month in an incident that is now being revealed for the first time. Jake Sullivan confronted the man around 3am on the morning in question and he left, the Washington Post reports. Sullivan then alerted...

Toddler Sneaks Through Gap in White House Fence
This White House
Intruder Is a Tot

This White House Intruder Is a Tot

Boy, who snuck through 5.5-inch-wide gap in fence, was returned to his parents

(Newser) - A toddler on Tuesday earned the title of one of the tiniest White House intruders after he squeezed through the metal fencing on the north side of the executive mansion, the AP reports. US Secret Service Uniformed Division officers walked across the North Lawn to retrieve the tot and reunite...

Records Show 'Exorbitant' Charges for Secret Service at Trump Hotels

Eric Trump claims rooms were 'either provided at cost, heavily discounted, or for free'

(Newser) - Secret Service agents protecting Donald Trump and members of his family were regularly charged "exorbitant" rates to stay at Trump hotels, according to a House Oversight Committee investigation that directly contradicts claims made by Eric Trump. The former president's son, who is executive vice president of the Trump...

Jan. 6 Panel Expected to Share Ginni Thomas Testimony

Thursday's hearing is set to offer 'surprising' details, a look into Trump's 'state of mind'

(Newser) - The House Jan. 6 committee is set to unveil "surprising" details, including evidence from former President Trump's Secret Service, about the 2021 attack on the Capitol in what's likely to be its last public hearing before the November midterm elections. The hearing Thursday afternoon, the 10th public...

Secret Service Called Harris Motorcade Accident 'Mechanical Failure'

The real cause was driver error

(Newser) - Vice President Kamala Harris was unharmed when her motorcade was involved in a minor accident on a closed roadway in Washington, DC, on Monday morning—but insiders tell the Washington Post that the way it was reported to Secret Service leadership raised concerns. The agency's leaders were told "...

Jan. 6 Inquiry: DHS Has Had 24 Secret Service Phones for 2 Months

They went to DHS Inspector General, who's been accused of a lack of transparency: report

(Newser) - Secret Service leadership confiscated the cellphones of 24 agents involved in the response to the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, and gave them to the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general up to two months ago, reports NBC News . The phones were handed over to Inspector General Joseph...

Secret Service Official Integral to Jan. 6 Probe Abruptly Retires

Tony Ornato says he has long been planning the move

(Newser) - Anthony Ornato, the Secret Service official turned Trump staffer who has become enmeshed in the House January 6 probe , abruptly retired Monday. The Intercept calls the move, which came two days before his planned interview with Department of Homeland Security investigators who are probing the Capitol riot, "unexpected."...

Secret Service Officer Assaulted Outside White House

Agency says suspect is in custody

(Newser) - The Secret Service says a suspect is in custody after an assault on one of its officers outside the White House Tuesday afternoon. The agency says the uniformed officer was attacked in an unprovoked assault near a guard booth on Pennsylvania Avenue, on the north side of the White House,...

Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>
Most Read on Newser