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Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs help

(Courtesy Jerry Murphy / Associated Press)

An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him posed no threat to anyone and needs counseling instead of prosecution, members of his family said Sunday.

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Secret Service reviews White House security after fence-jumper enters mansion

(Susan Walsh / AP)

The Secret Service faces tough questions as it reviews security after the breach at the residence.

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Secret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside

Secret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside.

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Secret Service boosts security outside White House

(Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.

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Part of White House evacuated; Obama not present

This was just moments after an intruder was spotted on the White House grounds. Secret Service called for staff and media to depart the premises. They could be seen filing out of the briefing room and waiting on the sidewalk outside. The security scare came hours after President Obama and his family departed for Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland. White House staff and media were allowed back on the grounds thirty minutes later.