U.S. Secret Service Service Discrimination
Members of the U.S. Secret Service serve, protect, and if need be, take a bullet for our nation's leaders. But a lawsuit filed by more than 100 current and former black agents, alleging job discrimination, could tarnish the Secret Service star. The agency, however, rejects all allegations of bias.
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Three U.S. Secret Service members are leaving the agency after a prostitution scandal in Colombia, though the investigation is ongoing, the agency says in a statement.
The service reported that one supervisory employee was allowed to retire, another supervisory employee was proposed to be removed "for cause," while a third has resigned. The remaining eight members remain on administrative leave, with their security clearances suspended. Ref. CNN
"Cash money" hookers that took down SS revealed
The Secret Service sex scandal has been full of all kinds of twists and turns since the story broke - but would you believe that the New York Times actually scored an interview with the prostitute at the center of the controversy? It's almost unbelievable - and has left Glenn wondering if there is more to the story than what has been revealed. Ref. Source 7
What a shame to have our Secret Service guys be brought into disrepute like this. Maybe they should have been more secret about their extra activities. rolleyes
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Three more Secret Service employees "have chosen to resign" in connection with an alleged prostitution scandal in Colombia, the agency says.
A 12th employee has been implicated as part of the ongoing investigation, according to a written statement.
Three agents already have left the Secret Service in connection with the allegations. Five others already were on administrative leave; one of them has now been cleared of serious misconduct.
A military spokesman said the total number of service members under a separate investigation for possible misconduct has increased to 11. Ref. CNN
Secret Service chief Mark Sullivan is retiring after 30 years with the agency, a spokesman said Friday. The announcement comes nearly a year after a prostitution scandal during President Obama's trip to Colombia in April. Ref. USAToday