Secret Service K-9s Hurricane and Jordan were treated by a veterinarian for minor bruising. Court records show the suspect, 23-year-old Dominic Adesanya, was previously arrested at the White House in July.
The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.
A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.
The Secret Service is charged with watching the president’s back, but who’s watching his wallet?
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned last week after the high-profile security issues came to light, and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said more departures are sure to come amid a culture of complacency – and what some of his constituents have suggested is a racial issue.
Before an intruder jumped the White House fence two weeks ago, sightseers could lean into the black iron bars and snap an unobstructed photograph.
With the dust still settling from a series of embarrassing security failures that marred the Secret Service’s reputation and forced its director to resign, the agency is starting the arduous and public task of rebuilding itself.
One lesson from Julia Pierson’s short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can’t keep secrets from the president.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.
Accused White House fence-jumper Omar J. Gonzalez has pleaded not guilty to charges that he ran into the presidential mansion while carrying a knife.