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  • Lawsuit seeks to expose, unravel plea deal for billionaire sex offender

    07/18/2016 1:56:13 PM PDT · by topher · 34 replies ^ | July 18, 2016 | By Malia Zimmerman
    Palm Beach billionaire Jeffrey Epstein could face new criminal charges if lawyers for his alleged former teen ďsex slavesĒ succeed in an unusual effort to overturn a 2008 plea deal that gave him house arrest, despite accusations he pimped the girls out to his rich and powerful friends. Attorneys for two of the 30 girls Epstein, 63, allegedly prostituted on his private jet, in his Florida mansion and at his private island hideaway are attempting to open up - and potentially overturn - the governmentís secretive agreement with Epstein that critics say left him with just a slap on the...
  • Secret Service director: Threat to candidates is elevated

    07/13/2016 2:15:01 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 16 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 13, 2016 | CBS News
    There are security concerns for the Republican National Convention next in Cleveland next week, but Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy says his agency is prepared.
  • Obamaís Dirty Watchdogs

    04/25/2014 8:18:24 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 2 replies
    Human Events ^ | 4/25/2014 | Michelle Malkin
    The Obama administration doesnít have watchdogs. It has whitewash puppies. The presidentís Chicago bullies have defanged true advocates for integrity in government in D.C. from day one. So the latest report by the Senate Homeland Security and Government Operations Committee on corruptocrat Charles K. Edwards, the former Department of Homeland Security inspector general, isnít a revelation. Itís confirmation. Investigators found that Edwards compromised the independence of his office by socializing and sucking up to senior DHS officials. ďThere are many blessings to be thankful for this year,Ē the sycophantic Edwards wrote to the DHS acting counsel on Thanksgiving 2011, ďbut...
  • Protester Who Rushed Stage at Trump Rally Asks to Go to RNC

    07/06/2016 11:49:17 AM PDT · by SaveFerris · 27 replies
    ABC News ^ | CINCINNATI ó Jul 6, 2016, 1:18 PM ET | By dan sewell, associated press
    A college student awaiting federal trial on a charge he tried to rush the stage at a Donald Trump rally asked for court permission Wednesday to go to Cleveland for the Republican National Convention featuring Trump as its presumptive presidential nominee. In the motion, Thomas DiMassimo swears he will abide by federal and local laws while at the July 18-21 convention. Judge Sharon Ovington didn't rule immediately. DiMassimo's attorney declined to comment, citing the judge's admonition to both sides not to discuss the case publicly. The Wright State University student was arrested March 12 at a Dayton-area rally at an...
  • Clinton White House was den of coke, mistresses: ex-Secret Service officer

    06/27/2016 9:04:39 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 28 replies ^ | June 27, 2016 | Daniel Halper June 25, 2016 | 6:53pm
    Gary J. Byrne has devoted his life to serving his country, and risked it to do the same ó as a member of the US Air Force, a uniformed White House Secret Service officer, and a federal air marshal. And he believes it is his patriotic duty to do anything he can to prevent Hillary Clinton from becoming president of the United States. As someone who guarded the Oval Office during the Clinton presidency, Byrne, in an exclusive interview with The Post, tells how he witnessed ďthe Clinton machine leaving a wake of destruction in just about everything they do.Ē...
  • Ex-Secret Service Agent: "People Need to Know The Real Hillary Clinton And How Dangerous She Is"

    06/28/2016 6:08:29 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 36 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 6/28/2016 | Ian Schwartz
    Former Secret Service officer under Gary Byrne, author of the new book Crisis of Character, which examines Hillary Clinton's conduct under his watch, appeared on Monday's broadcast of FOX News Channel's Hannity. Byrne talked Hillary Clinton's temperament, her "terrified staff," Bill Clinton carrying on affairs, drug use in the White House and more with host Sean Hannity. Byrne said Clinton was feared by her staff and was notorious for her yelling. Byrne told Hannity that she has "blown up" at him and other Secret Service agents. "She gets angry at things that are policy issues that, you know, take time...
  • #FeelTheByrne: Secret Service Agentís Expose Of Hillary Clinton Set To Rock 2016 Campaign(NOT)

    06/27/2016 8:15:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies ^ | 6/26/2016 | Matthew Boyle
    A new trailer highlighting the media coverage of the forthcoming expose on former Secretary of State Hillary Clintonís time as an irate First Lady to former President Bill Clinton shows viewers how much the Clinton machine fears the bookís publishing. ďI believe if I answered that question, I would be revealing privileged information,Ē former U.S. Secret Service Agent Gary Byrne ó who was stationed right outside the Oval Office for three years during the Clinton administration ó says in a clip of a videotaped deposition that opens up the video. ďYes I do know where he was ó but I...
  • Clinton White House was den of coke, mistresses: ex-Secret Service officer

    06/26/2016 6:28:48 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 25, 2016 | Daniel Halper
    Gary J. Byrne has devoted his life, and risked it, to serve his country - as a member of the US Air Force, a uniformed White House Secret Service officer, and a federal air marshal. And he believes it is his patriotic duty to do anything he can to prevent Hillary Clinton from becoming president of the United States. As someone who guarded the Oval Office during the Clinton presidency, Byrne, in an exclusive interview with The Post, tells how he witnessed "the Clinton machine leaving a wake of destruction in just about everything they do." He says he has...

    06/11/2016 10:42:03 AM PDT · by SJackson · 19 replies
    Hillary told Univision (the Mexican Cable TV Station) that we should be ďbuilding bridges, not walls.Ē Of course in reference to Donald Trumpís stand that we need to secure our borders with a Ďwall.í So in preparation for the DNC Convention in Philadelphia, they are erecting a huge fence to keep outÖSanders supporters? Wait, isnít a fence like a wall? If they can build one, why canít we? ďI think the idea of building walls as an answer to issues that confront our country is just not the right approach. We should be building bridges, we should be building understanding.Ē...
  • Hillary Clinton Was Erratic First Lady, 'Violent' To Husband, Staff - Secret Service Author

    06/06/2016 4:09:11 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 40 replies ^ | 6 Jun, 2016
    Hillary's frequent outbursts and a willingness to violently confront her husband left Secret Service agents and White House staff on edge, writes Gary Byrne, a Clinton-era Secret Service officer, in his forthcoming book, ďCrisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses his Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate.Ē Byrne, a veteran of the military and federal law enforcement, said he was posted near the Oval Office during Bill Clinton's presidency, affording the agent a firsthand look at Hillary, who he says is too ďerratic, uncontrollable and occasionally violentĒ to become president. ďWhat I saw in...
  • Ex-Secret Service agent pens scathing tell-all on Clintons (blame Trump)

    06/06/2016 1:52:43 PM PDT · by GilGil · 12 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 6/6/2016 | America's Newsroom
    Ex-Secret Service agent pens scathing tell-all on Clintons
  • Bill, White House staff lived in fear of Hillary: Ex-Secret Service officer

    06/06/2016 7:04:39 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 75 replies
    NY POST ^ | June 5, 2016 | Emily Smith
    Hillary Clinton has a ďJekyll and HydeĒ personality that left White House staffers scared stiff of her explosive ó and even physical ó outbursts, an ex-Secret Service officer claims in a scathing new tell-all. Gary Byrne, who was posted outside the Oval Office when Bill Clinton was president, portrays Hillary as too ďerratic, uncontrollable and occasionally violentĒ to become leader of the free world, according to advance promotional materials exclusively obtained by Page Six. The allegations from Byrne, a 29-year veteran of the military and federal law enforcement, threaten to derail her campaign days before she is expected to clinch...
  • Crisis of Character

    06/05/2016 2:01:45 AM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 2 replies
    The Drudge Report ^ | 6-4-2014 | Gary Y. Byrne
    SECRET SERVICE AGENT BOOK ROCKS CLINTON CAMPAIGN Sat Jun 04 2016 18:03:18 ET **Exclusive** Posted directly outside President Clinton's Oval Office, Former Secret Service officer Gary Byrne reveals what he observed of Hillary Clinton's character and the culture inside the White House while protecting the First Family. Coming in 3 weeks his tell-all book: 'CRISIS OF CHARACTER!' MORE The secret project is causing deep concern inside of Clinton's campaign, sources tell the DRUDGE REPORT. Specific details of the agent's confessional are being held under tight embargo. "What I saw in the 1990s sickend me," Byrne explains. "I want you to...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Hillary 'triggered' suicide of President Bill Clinton's counsel Vince Foster when [tr]

    06/02/2016 8:54:36 AM PDT · by C19fan · 61 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 2, 2016 | Ronald Kessler
    Ronald Kessler, a former Washington Post and Wall Street Journal investigative reporter, is the New York Times bestselling author of The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents and The Secrets of the FBI. FBI agents investigating the death of Bill Clinton's Deputy White House Counsel found that Hillary Clinton 'triggered' his suicide when she attacked and humiliated her mentor from their former Rose Law Firm in front of other White House aides a week before he took his own life. Vince Foster's suicide has been the focus of much speculation since he shot...
  • 41 Secret Service Agents Disciplined Over Congressman's Personnel File Leak

    05/27/2016 7:16:11 AM PDT · by Enchante · 62 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 26, 2016 | PIERRE THOMAS and JACK CLOHERTY
    A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) investigation into the U.S. Secret Serviceís disclosure of the personnel files of Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) has resulted in discipline for 41 agents. The leaker has also resigned, according to a statement by DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson. The conduct of 57 Secret Service personnel was reviewed, including 11 in the Senior Executive Service level, the highest levels of government. Of those, 41 are receiving some level of discipline....
  • Glenn Beck guest: 'What patriot' will remove Trump from office?

    05/26/2016 6:59:02 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 33 replies ^ | 5/26/2016
    Glenn Beck guest: 'What patriot' will remove Trump from office? 'I am about to suggest something very bad. It is a hypothetical' Talk-radio host Glenn Beck has already had at least one visit from the Secret Service this election cycle over perceived threats on the life of GOP front runner Donald Trump made on his show, and he may be in store for another. During Wednesdayís broadcast Beck interviewed best-selling suspense author Brad Thor and the pair discussed their concerns Trump, if elected, would abuse his presidential authority with little chance of being stopped by Congress. Their ďhypotheticalĒ solution sounded...
  • Brad Thor and Glenn Beck Advocate Assassination of Trump

    05/26/2016 6:36:31 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 94 replies ^ | 5-25-2016 | MIKE CERNOVICH
    Today on Glenn Beckís show, author Brad Thor advocated the assassination of Donald Trump: "I am about to suggest something very badÖ. With the feckless, spineless Congress we have, who will stand in the way of Donald Trump overstepping his constitutional authority as President? If Congress wonít remove him from office, what patriot will step up and do that? Ö I donít think there is a legal means available. I think it will be a terrible, terrible position the American people will be in to get Trump out of office, because you wonít be able to do it through Congress.Ē...
  • Secret Service Plans to Raise White House Fence by 5 Feet

    04/27/2016 9:14:35 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 46 replies
    NBC Wahsington ^ | 4/27/2016 | Scott MacFarlane
    The U.S. Secret Service plans to raise the height of the White House security fence by 5 feet and add a new concrete foundation to reduce the risk of fence-jumpers, according to a copy of an agency report obtained by the News4 I-Team. The agency, along with the National Park Service, said it intends to begin building a ďtaller, strongerĒ fence to protect the White House grounds by 2018. Details of the plan were included in an audio recording of a briefing made by federal officials, which was released to the I-Team Wednesday. The same briefing is expected to be...
  • CT State Police and Secret Service Arrest 20-year-old Threatening To Bomb Trump Rally

    04/24/2016 10:57:30 AM PDT · by onyx · 52 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | Arril 24, 2016 | Sundance
    CT State Police and Secret Service Arrest 20-year-old Threatening To Bomb Trump¬†Rally.. Posted on April 24, 2016 by sundance Based on the earring inserts Sean Taylor Morkys fits the profile of a Bernie Sanders supporter. Remember: violence leftists approve of is considered ‚Äúspeech‚ÄĚ; and speech leftists do not approve of is considered ‚Äúviolence‚ÄĚ. If this were a threat against Hillary Clinton, CNN would be airing 24/7 panel discussions about radical right-wing domestic terrorists. Alas‚Ķ WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) ¬ó A 20-year-old man (Sean Taylor Morkys pictured left) is in custody after threatening to bomb Saturday¬ís rally for Republican presidential candidate...
  • Secret Service agents leaving faster than can be replaced: report

    04/19/2016 4:34:07 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 69 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 19, 2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Two lawmakers say the U.S. Secret Service may be running out of agents and could need to use outside help, according to the Washington Examiner. "USSS simply cannot hire enough personnel to keep pace with historic attrition rates," House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings of Maryland said Tuesday in a letter to Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy. The letter, which comes after a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) probe that questioned the agency's "ability to protect the White House and its occupants," called on the U.S. Secret Service to find ways to...
  • Ted Cruz & John Kasich Condemned An Innocent ManÖ

    04/14/2016 12:04:50 PM PDT · by CreviceTool · 104 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | April 14, 2016 | Staff
    Donald Trumpís campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, was shredded by liberal media for having placed a hand on a female reporter who then claimed he assaulted her. Michelle Fields loudly proclaimed she had almost been thrown to the ground by Lewandowski Ė claims that were later proven to be false. Ted Cruz and John Kasich were all too happy to join the liberal media bandwagon and denounced both Lewandowski AND Donald Trump for the alleged incident and claimed they would have fired Mr. Lewandowski....
  • TMZ: Unreleased video convinced prosecutors to forego charges against Lewandowski

    04/14/2016 1:43:25 PM PDT · by M. Thatcher · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 14, 2016, 01:54 pm | Harper Neidig
    The gossip site TMZ is reporting that authorities in Florida decided not to prosecute Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski because of a video provided to them by the Republican presidential front-runnerís campaign. The report cites anonymous sources who say the unreleased video shows then-Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields being told by a Secret Service agent she was standing in an off-limits area. The scene takes place before the alleged battery occurred. TMZ also says that prosecutors were swayed by an affidavit from Secret Service agent Barton Brown, who headed up former Attorney General Eric Holderís security detail. The affidavit reportedly says...
  • 'Can I press charges?' Trump's fury as campaign manager is charged with battery of reporter

    03/29/2016 12:26:18 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 181 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | March 29, 2016 | David Martosko
    Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski was charged in Florida with simple battery The charge stems from a March 8 incident in which now former Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields approached Trump to ask a question Lewandowski allegedly grabbed Fields' arm leaving bruises She reported the incident to police three days later Trump already issued a statement saying Lewandowski will be 'exonerated' Republican front-runner Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has been charged with simple battery for allegedly grabbing a reporter, in a case that may hinge on a Secret Service claim that the journalist first made unwanted physical contact with...
  • Former Secret Service Agent Explains The ĎOpen Rebellioní Against DC Politics

    03/20/2016 9:30:12 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 33 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 03/19/2016 | GINNI THOMAS
    New York Times best-selling author and former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino explains that the GOP failed to battle President Barack Obamaís fundamental transformation of the country, and now we are feeling the consequences. He blames Republicans who lost the party brand out of self-interest and crony capitalism. Naming the battles promised but not waged, Bongino lists: Obamacare, executive amnesty, the Cromnibus, the debt ceiling, Balanced Budget Amendment, school choice, DC Opportunity Scholarships and the Environmental Protection Agency. ďThe reason people are in open rebellion, and make no mistake they are, is not that we lost the battles. Itís that...
  • Protesters Try to Storm Trump Utah Rally, Tear Up Secret Service Check Points

    03/19/2016 5:25:59 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 98 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/19/2016
    Anti-Donald Trump protesters tore down Secret Service security checkpoints in an effort to storm the doors of the Infinity Event Center while Trump was speaking, only to be repelled by police, CNN reported.
  • Threatening letter sent to Donald Trump's son, Eric

    03/17/2016 11:26:04 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 152 replies
    CBS News ^ | March 18, 2016
    NEW YORK -- The Secret Service, FBI and New York Police Department are investigating what sources tell CBS News is a threatening piece of mail sent to Donald Trump's son, Eric Trump. The mail, sent to Eric Trump at his posh Manhattan residence at 100 Central Park South, also known as Trump Parc East, was opened by his wife Thursday. A source close to the investigation said the letter had a Massachusetts postmark and warned that if Donald Trump doesn't withdraw from the race for the Republican presidential nomination -- paraphrasing -- harm will come to the kids. Investigators in...
  • Is the media inciting violence against Donald Trump?

    03/15/2016 6:33:21 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 35 replies
    News Com Au ^ | March 15, 2016 | Frank Chung
    Is the media inciting violence against Donald Trump? Frank Chung THE media wants a member of the public to kill Donald Trump. Thatís the view of a growing number of commentators, who have sounded warnings about the increasingly dangerous tone to media reporting around the Republican presidential hopeful. In a lengthy blog post, Scott Adams, the creator of the popular Dilbert comic strip, has slammed the media for ďpriming the public to try to kill TrumpĒ, likening the conduct to the death of Princess Diana in 1997. The author recalled how a mere three months earlier, in his book The...
  • Trump protester says he meant no harm (Barf and outrage alert)

    03/14/2016 3:06:04 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 48 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | 13 March 16 | Staff
    A Fairborn man who attempted to get on the stage at Donald Trumpís campaign rally in Vandalia said he didnít intend to harm the presidential candidate. He only wanted to send a message. Thomas Dimassimo, 22, told police his actions were not spontaneous, according to a Dayton police report. He gave his keys to his girlfriend to take his car home before the rally, according to the report. ďÖ Iím unafraid,Ē Dimassimo said, during a CNN interview on Sunday. ďIf I can be unafraid enough to go take his podium away from him, then we all can be unafraid...
  • What THAT Trump Security Moment Does To A Campaign,

    03/13/2016 11:51:51 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 13, 2016 | Raheem Kassam
    Iíve been saying it for a while now, the mainstream media, alongside the politicians running against Donald Trump on both sides, are creating the conditions in which it would be totally ďunderstandableĒ if there were an attempt on Trumpís life. Seriously. 1/Make #Trump enemy 2/Make him Hitler (last wk) 3/Blame for violence (this wk) 4/Make him look vulnerable (2day) 5/Someone tries to kill Think about it. First, they made Donald Trump the enemy of this race, albeit the butt of the jokes. Then the joke got unfunny. Mr. Trump started attracting serious support. And the primary victories came. And the...
  • Text of the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011

    03/12/2016 11:04:07 PM PST · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 23 replies ^ | Feb 29, 2012 | One Hundred Twelfth Congress of the United States of America
    Section 1752 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: (a)Whoeveró (1)knowingly enters or remains in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to do so; (2)knowingly, and with intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of Government business or official functions, engages in disorderly or disruptive conduct in, or within such proximity to, any restricted building or grounds when, or so that, such conduct, in fact, impedes or disrupts the orderly conduct of Government business or official functions; (3)knowingly, and with the intent to impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of Government business...
  • Trump rushed on stage by protester, Secret Service stopped attack.

    03/12/2016 8:49:37 AM PST · by stockpirate · 586 replies
    CNN | someone just rushed the stage at Trump rally, SS acted
    protester just rushed stage at Trump rally after diversion
  • Glenn Beck Under Investigation For Alleged Threat Against Trump

    03/05/2016 5:54:30 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 112 replies
    CBS DFW ^ | 3/4/16 | CBS DFW
    Conservative radio host Glenn Beck is under investigation after a comment he made on his radio show when talking about GOP front-runner Donald Trump. Beck says his comment was not directed towards the presidential candidate. This appears to be a misunderstanding but the Secret Service tells CBS11 itís aware of the comment and will conduct an appropriate follow-up investigation.
  • Secret Service Visits The Blaze Studios Following Glenn Beck Stabbing Comments

    03/04/2016 6:30:59 PM PST · by bobsunshine · 374 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | March 4, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    On Friday talk radio host and Blaze founder Glenn Beck told his radio audience that he would repeatedly stab his radio producer, if given the chance. It was originally reported that Beck was talking about stabbing Trump. But later it was clarified that Glenn was talking to his producer.
  • Glenn Beckís Trump Riff: ĎThe Stabbing Just Wouldnít Stopí [AUDIO]

    03/04/2016 4:08:56 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 03/04/16 | Christian Datoc
    During a monologue Friday about Donald Trump‚Äôs Thursday night debate performance, radio host Glenn Beck said that if he ‚Äúhad a knife, the stabbing just wouldn‚Äôt stop.‚ÄĚ Beck‚Äôs co-host, Stu Burguiere, told The Daily Caller Friday ‚ÄĒ after this article‚Äôs publication ‚ÄĒ that, despite the appearance of a threat against Trump, Beck was instead playfully threatening to murder his own co-host.
  • Glenn Beck: If I Got Close Enough To Trump, ĎThe Stabbing Just Wouldnít Stopí

    03/04/2016 10:33:58 AM PST · by spodefly · 466 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/4/16 | Christian Datok
    During the Friday broadcast of his radio show, Glenn Beck said that if he were present at Thursday nightís Republican debate, and ďhad a knife,Ē he would have stabbed Donald Trump. ďI donít know what I would have done if I was sitting inĒ Cruz or Rubioís shoes, Beck stated. ďI canít say it that way. If I were on the stage, I would have said, Ďhave you been listening to him tonight? Have you been listening to what I say about him?í I believe these things.Ē ďIf I was close enough and had a knife, the stabbing just wouldnít...
  • Photographer, Secret Service agent in altercation at Trumpís rally

    02/29/2016 12:41:03 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 49 replies ^ | Updated 3:37 PM ET, Mon February 29, 2016 | Jim Acosta, Kristen Holmes and Julia Manchester, CNN
    Time magazine photographer Chris Morris told CNN that as he tried to exit the media pen, a Secret Service agent began choking him. "I'm not pressing charges," Morris said Monday. "I stepped 18 inches out of the pen and he grabbed me by the neck and started choking me and then he slammed me to the ground." The Secret Service did not immediately respond to a request for comment Monday. Before the incident, dozens of protesters interrupted Trump's rally, many of them linking arms and bringing the Republican presidential front-runner's stump speech temporarily to a halt. The protest started after...
  • Hecklers disrupt Trump rally, photographer shoved to the ground (Black Lives Matter)

    02/29/2016 12:24:18 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 65 replies ^ | Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:50pm EST | Doina Chiacu and Emily Stephenson
    Politics | Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:50pm EST Hecklers disrupt Trump rally, photographer shoved to the ground By Doina Chiacu and Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON/SAN ANTONIO - A Donald Trump rally was repeatedly disrupted by hecklers, including some from the Black Lives Matter movement, on Monday and a Time magazine photographer said he was choked and pushed to the ground in a tussle with U.S. Secret Service agents. Photographer Chris Morris said he was assaulted first, never hit the agent, and will not press charges, CNN reported. "I stepped 18 inches out of the (press) pen and then he grabbed me...
  • Death Threats Against Bush at Protests Ignored for Years

    02/17/2016 11:07:08 PM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 8 replies
    ZomBlog ^ | 8/19/2009 | unknown, not listed
    On Wednesday, August 12, 2009, a man holding a sign that said "Death to Obama" at a town hall meeting in Maryland was detained and turned over to the Secret Service which will likely soon charge him with threatening the president.As well they should. I fully and absolutely agree with the Secret Service pursuing this case, since anyone who threatens the president is breaking the law and should be prosecuted. It doesn’t matter that Obama was not at the meeting nor that the man was unarmed: the threat all on its own is a federal crime, according to the United...
  • Obama: ‚ÄėI Am Saying Goodbye to the Beast‚Äô (SS limo)

    01/23/2016 6:02:34 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 51 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 22, 2016 | 5:44 PM EST | ( Staff)
    President Barack Obama jokingly told an audience at the United Autoworkers-General Motors Center for Human Resources in Detroit on Wednesday that next year he must give up "the Beast"--which is the nickname for the $1.5 million limousine the Secret Service chauffeurs the president around in. [...] According to Autoweek, the Beast gets only 3.7 miles to the gallon. ...
  • Ex-Agent: Secret Service too cozy with Clinton, press interference 'dangerous'

    01/08/2016 8:03:51 PM PST · by 5150 FREEPER · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/8/16 | Pau Bedard
    The latest case of U.S. Secret Service agents blocking reporters from asking Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton are "dangerous," and could lead to media being threatened for getting too close to the candidate, according to a long-time former agent. Dan Bongino, who was on Clinton's security detail when she ran for the Senate in 2008, told Secrets, "This is dangerous. This is a dangerous development."
  • One dead in N.H. crash with Secret Service agents near Maine border

    12/30/2015 10:40:29 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 24 replies
    New England Sun Journal ^ | December 30,m 2015 | Staff
    A car carrying four on-duty Secret Service agents was involved in a head-on collision in New Hampshire that killed the driver of the other car, police said Wednesday. The accident happened at about 7 p.m. Tuesday in Wakefield, near the Maine state line.
  • Judicial Watch: Secret Service Expenses for Obama‚Äôs 2013 Hawaii Christmas Vacation Cost...

    12/29/2015 1:33:38 PM PST · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | December 29, 2015
    Full title: Judicial Watch: Secret Service Expenses for Obama's 2013 Hawaii Christmas Vacation Cost Taxpayers $316,698.03, Taxpayers Paid Over $8 Million for 17-Day Vacation (Washington, DC) - Judicial Watch announced today that it recently received expense records from the Department of Homeland Security revealing that Secret Service expenses for the Obama family vacation to Honolulu during December 2013-January 2014 cost taxpayers at least $316,698.03. These new expenses bring the total for the Hawaii Christmas vacation trip to $8,098,060.33. The Secret Service waited nearly two years to produce the requested numbers to Judicial Watch. The heavily redacted records were obtained on...
  • Drone Flying Alongside Obama's Motorcade In Hawaii Stopped By Secret Service

    12/29/2015 12:58:47 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 17 replies
    International Business Times ^ | Tuesday, December 29, 2015 | Sneha Shankar
    The U.S. Secret Service stopped a drone Monday from flying alongside the motorcade of President Barack Obama, who is on a vacation with his family in Hawaii. In this photo, Obama's motorcade is seen heading to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kailua, Hawaii, Dec. 31, 2014. The U.S. Secret Service stopped a man from flying a recreational drone alongside President Barack Obama’s motorcade in Hawaii, reports said late Monday. The incident occurred at 4:00 p.m., local time, (9:00 p.m. EST) and was brought under control within minutes. The operator landed the drone near himself after agents from Secret Service approached...
  • Former FSB officer Accuses Putin for bombing of Russian passenger plane over Sinai

    12/27/2015 3:54:29 AM PST · by se99tp · 30 replies
    New World Standard Critique ^ | December 27th, 2015 | New World Standard Critique
    The motive and details of the operation were outlined in a memorandum compiled by the former FSB spy: ‚ÄėIn order to accomplish all these aims and to get Western consent to fighting Islamic State (which was, essentially, official support for keeping the Assad regime in power), the Kremlin desperately needed the kind of justification which would generate worldwide attention and full international sympathy and approval for military action.‚Äô
  • FIRST ON CNN: Secret Service agent's gun, badge stolen near White House

    12/22/2015 9:55:50 AM PST · by windcliff · 56 replies ^ | 12-22-15 | Peter Morris, Kevin Liptak and Kristen Holmes
    Honolulu, Hawaii (CNN)‚ÄĒA Secret Service agent's gun, badge, radio, handcuffs and flash drive were stolen in broad daylight Monday near the agency's headquarters in Washington, according to a police report and sources briefed on the incident. The agent's belongings were taken from his personal vehicle while it was parked on G Place in downtown Washington around 4 p.m. ET. A report filed with the Metropolitan Police Department several hours later describes the agent returning to his car and noticing the back rear window of his car had been "unzipped." The report says the agent noticed "a bag with the listed...
  • Off-duty Secret Service officer killed in DC shooting

    12/16/2015 7:58:35 AM PST · by Perseverando · 39 replies ^ | December 16, 2015 | staff
    WASHINGTON - An off-duty United States Secret Service officer was killed Tuesday in a shooting in southwest D.C. Police say USSS Uniformed Division Officer Arthur Baldwin was shot and killed around 2:45 p.m. in the 4700 block of 1st Street. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear at this time. Baldwin was charged with first-degree attempted burglary and destruction of property in an incident from April of this year. Following the incident, Baldwin was put on leave and his security clearance suspended. In a statement, USSS says: "Secret Service is aware of the information. We express condolences to the family...
  • New breaches revealed in report that says Secret Service is ‚Äėin crisis‚Äô

    12/03/2015 6:48:07 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 23 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 12-3-15 | Carol D. Leonnig
    A man masquerading as a member of Congress walked into a secure backstage area without being properly screened and spoke with President Obama at an awards dinner last fall. Five days later, a woman walked backstage unchecked at a gala dinner where Obama was a featured guest. Months after that, two people strolled unnoticed past a Secret Service checkpoint into the first layer of the White House grounds. The incidents were among a half-dozen previously undisclosed security breaches since 2013 that were detailed in an extensive, bipartisan congressional investigation of the inner workings of the Secret Service. In a critical...
  • Thanksgiving Dinner Interruptus

    11/27/2015 7:40:44 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-27-2015 | MOTUS
    When it was finally served, dinner at the Big White consisted of the standard fare: Turkey, ham, prime rib, 10 sides and 6 pies (apple, banana cream, cherry, coconut, pecan and pumpkin). Doesn‚Äôt everybody go a bit overboard for Thanksgiving? Where‚Äôs the %#@! banana cream!†Unfortunately the feast was held up as another nut job scaled the fence and forced a 3 hour lockdown. If I were a Syrian refugee, could I do this? Whew! That was a close call; have you ever seen Lady M when her blood sugar drops to dangerously low levels? Trust me, not a pretty sight.Fortunately...
  • White House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence

    11/26/2015 8:24:53 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 26, 2015 10:11 PM EST
    A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving. The man was immediately apprehended and taken into custody pending criminal charges, the Secret Service said in a statement. The incident took place about 2:45 p.m. EST. An image of a man atop a section of fence in front of the North Lawn was posted on the website of television station WJLA. Another image showed the man standing on the lawn with his arms raised in victory. ...
  • Arrested Trump Rally Protester is Convicted Bomber of Marine Recruitment Center

    11/19/2015 3:27:16 PM PST · by LS · 185 replies
    t would appear that Donald Trump got the Secret Service detail just in the nick of time. One of the protesters from Trump‚Äôs campaign stop in Massachusetts yesterday is named Peter Rondon. He was arrested and convicted for trying to bomb a Marine Recruitment center in ‚Äô05: A Domestic Terrorist! MASSACHUSETTS ‚Äď ‚ÄúPolice removed Rondon after he stood on his chair and started yelling ‚Äúracist,‚ÄĚ according to a police report. Police said he was deliberately pushing and bumping people around him. ‚ÄúRondon was forcefully removed from the event by police. ‚ÄúCourt records show Rondon was arrested in 2005 after being...