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  1. Senior Congressman Wants Secret Service Chief OutRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Switched

    A senior Republican lawmaker wants Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to leave her job, and a senior Democrat said Wednesday he is not comfortable with her leading the Secret Service but subsequently said he hasn't decided whether she should resign or be fired. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, unconditionally called for Pierson's ouster in a television interview Tuesday night, hours after a congressional hearing in which Pierson sought to explain an embarrassing White House security breach.

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  2. Lawmakers Put Heat on Secret Service DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    Top lawmakers on both sides of the aisle began putting pressure on Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to resign and called for an independent review of an agency beset by embarrassing stumbles. Rep. Jason Chaffetz who chairs a House subcommittee responsible for overseeing the Secret Service, on Tuesday night called for Ms.

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  3. Key lawmakers want Secret Service chief outRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | KFVS12

    22, 2014 file photo, a member of the Secret Service Uniformed Division looks out from the North Portico of the White House in Washington. WASHINGTON - High-ranking lawmakers from both parties are urging Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to resign.

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  4. Support crumbles in Congress for embattled Secret Service chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Hill

    Members of Congress are turning on Secret Service Director Julia Pierson following a series of damaging revelations about security failures at the White House. Sen. Charles Schumer will call for Pierson's resignation on Wednesday at a press conference in New York, according to a spokeswoman, and members of both parties are beginning to suggest a change in leadership is needed.

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  5. Senior Republican wants Secret Service chief outRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    22, 2014 file photo, a member of the Secret Service Uniformed Division looks out from the North Portico of the White House in Washington.

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  6. Secret Service fiasco leads to ex-convict riding an elevator with the PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    ... connected to assault and battery along with violations of Secret Service protocols. Representative Jason Chaffetz spoke with the Washington Post calling the incident inexcusable. "You have a convicted felon within arm's reach of the president and ...

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  7. Congressmen say Secret Service director should leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    In response to the White House fence jumping earlier this month, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson told Congress Tuesday that the agency has installed locks on the presidential mansion's front doors, which will now be locked in event of a security breach. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is questioned by Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept.

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  8. Elijah Cummings Wants Secret Service Chief OutRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Congressman Elijah Cummings plans to ask the department of homeland security to put together a panel of experts to help form new, updated protocols for the Secret Service. Furthermore, Cummings and another senior lawmaker on Capitol Hill on Wednesday urged Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to leave her job, saying they had lost confidence and trust in her ability to protect President Barack Obama.

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    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is questioned by Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, as she testified before the House Oversight Committee in its examination of a security breach at the White House.

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  10. Heads to roll over security scandal? Secret Service chief urged to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fox News

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is facing bipartisan pressure to consider resigning, on the heels of her Capitol Hill testimony on major security failures that have thrown into doubt the safety of the president and his family. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who aggressively questioned Pierson at the House hearing, told Fox News that Pierson should either be fired or resign.

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  11. Milbank: Putting the 'secret' into Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    First, her agency declared that the White House fence jumper who made it all the way into the Executive Mansion was unarmed; turned out later that he had a knife. Then the agency said the jumper was subdued as soon as he entered through the North Portico.

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  12. Pelosi leans toward ousting Secret Service director, wants independent probe of security lapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Post

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Elijah Cummings have declined to support Secret Service Director Julia Pierson amid security breach revelations. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi declined to support embattled Secret Service director Julia Pierson Wednesday, as calls mounted for the director's resignation amid revelations of a growing number of White House and presidential security breaches.

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  13. Bloomberg View: Chaffetz's awful ideas for Secret Service reformRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    When stonewalling bureaucrats meet grandstanding politicians, the results are seldom edifying. Such was the case Tuesday with the hearing in the House of Representatives about the Secret Service's response to recent security breaches at the White House.

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  14. New details in Secret Service messRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    President Barack Obama pauses during a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Washington.

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  15. Two senior lawmakers want Secret Service chief outRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KIMA

    Two senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday urged Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to leave her job, saying they had lost confidence and trust in her ability to protect President Barack Obama. It came one day after Pierson spent hours during a congressional hearing trying to explain an embarrassing White House security breach.

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  16. Rep. Trey Gowdy: WH Should Pay Attention to Rep. Cummings on Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    The White House should pay attention when someone like Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings calls for change in the Secret Service and the security it provides to the first family, Rep. Trey Gowdy told Fox News' "America's Newsroom." Cummings and Gowdy both serve on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that held a hearing Tuesday to question Secret Service Director Julia Pierson about lapses in security by the department's agents.

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  17. Top GOP, Dem Reps Call for Secret Service Directora s ResignationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Review Online

    Congressional outcry against the Secret Service's slew of security failures led to bipartisan calls for Director Julia Pierson's resignation this week, with both Jason Chaffetz and Elijah Cummings calling on the embattled agency chief to step down. On Tuesday night Chaffetz, who serves on the House Oversight and Reform Committee and is rumored to be angling for that body's chairmanship, told Fox News's Megyn Kelly that Pierson tried to mislead both Congress and the president over the severity of the security breaches.

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  18. Armed man with criminal record was allowed into lift with Barack ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Security contractor with a criminal record for assault was allowed within point-blank range of president after failure of screening process A gun-carrying security contractor with three prior convictions for assault and battery was allowed into a lift with US President Barack Obama during a September 16 trip to Atlanta, violating Secret Service protocols, according to three people familiar with the incident. Obama was not told of the lapse in his security, these people said.

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  19. Secret Service director testimony omits elevator incident with ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KBMT

    Testimony given by the director of the embattled U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday appears to conflict with the news that broke hours after Julia Pierson's testimony -- that a private security contractor with a gun shared an elevator with President Obama, in violation of protocol, during his trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta two weeks ago. In her testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Pierson said she is responsible for briefing the President whenever there is a serious breach of his or his family's security.

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  20. Bipartisan Calls to Fire Secret Service Director Julia PiersonCNSRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    At least two members of Congress, one Republican and one Democrat, says it's time to replace Julia Pierson as Secret Service director. "And I think it's time that she be fired by the President of the United States or that she resign," Rep. Jason Chaffetz told Fox News's Megyn Kelly Tuesday night.

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