Carol D. Leonnig



An oversight panel had urged the selection of an outsider, but Clancy has earned the president’s trust.

  • Feb 18, 2015

Acting Director Joseph P. Clancy, a 27-year veteran of the beleaguered agency, has won the Obamas’ trust.

  • Feb 12, 2015

Alvin “A.T.” Smith’s ouster came days before he was slated to be grilled about spending cuts and training.

  • Feb 10, 2015

Two weeks after the Secret Service forced out 4 top officials, lawmakers ask if one more should have gone.

  • Jan 29, 2015

The Secret Service has spent years studying the threats drones pose, but officials said the agency isn’t able to easily identify and stop a typical one.

  • Jan 26, 2015

The man later called the Secret Service and explained that he never intended for his “quadcopter” to breach White House security, investigators said.

  • Jan 26, 2015

The event highlighted the potential dangers.

  • Jan 26, 2015

Are host countries happy about it? And how much does it cost?

  • Jan 23, 2015

The system was so unreliable at times last year that the Secret Service shut it off for several months.

  • Jan 20, 2015

The agency’s removal of its most senior officials and the retirement of two others would gut much of the Secret Service’s upper management, which has been criticized for a string of security lapses.

  • Jan 14, 2015
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