Alleged Misconduct by Secret Service Agents Revealed

Whistleblowers provide new details to a Senate committee of bad behavior by the people responsible for protecting the President

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New details of alleged misconduct by Secret Service officers has been provided to a Senate committee.

Appearing before a Senate subcommittee on Homeland Security, several whistleblowers provided new details of misconduct that they said is more widespread than previous believed. According to the Washington Post, the whistleblowers described sexual misconduct in 17 countries in recent years, including visiting bordellos, patronizing prostitutes and having extramarital affairs on official trips. One person said that senior management was aware of agents hiring prostitutes on both foreign and domestic trips.

The allegations come only days after two agents were dismissed from President Obama’s security detail and as the agency is still trying to repair damage to its reputation a year and a half after a prostitution scandal.

In a statement, Senator Ron Johnson, the ranking Republican on the subcommittee, said, “This type of behavior jeopardizes the security of the President of the United States and makes U.S. government personnel susceptible to coercion and blackmail.”

[Washington Post]

9 comments
dralice1978
dralice1978

Compared to their "Fearless Leader" this seems like kid stuff. For all we know, he may be doing the same thing, but with boys.

roknsteve
roknsteve

And the Secret Service were all angels until a blah man was elected president.  

Denesius
Denesius

"..jeopardizes the security...", "...susceptible to coercion..." How about just plain old makes the US look bad? Or is the appearance of the US abroad no longer an issue?

notsacredh
notsacredh

This probe will go deep and touch a lot of sensitive nerves.

notsacredh
notsacredh

There's nothing like a sex scandal to get the republicans all hot and bothered.

dralice1978
dralice1978

A RACIST black president. Moochie despises white people. Guess Barry hates his white self and relatives.

dralice1978
dralice1978

Get some intel from former Secret Service agents. Bet these guys can do what they want on their time off. The entire team doesn't work 24/7.

dralice1978
dralice1978

Ha ha ha. Envious? Or doing the same thing? Congress is pretty well hating on Barry right now. He has made them all look like idiots.