Julia Pierson resigned her position as director of the Secret Service this morning, CNN.com reports. Pierson tendered her resignation to the head of Homeland Security one day after testifying about serious security breaches at the White House during a hearing on Capital Hill.
The alarming extent of security lapses surrounding American President Barack Obama has some lawmakers demanding answers.
Head of Secret Service on the hot seat after it was revealed fence jumper made it all the way inside the White House
White House fence jumper Omar Gonzalez was not tackled just inside the door of the White House as was originally claimed by the Secret Secret.
Another high ranking member of President Barack Obama’s inner circle has jumped ship.
NPR.org reports that Eric Holder Jr., the nation’s first black U.S. attorney general, has announced he will be stepping down as soon as his successor is confirmed. Holder, 63, was hospitalized in February after suffering shortness of breath and dizziness at work. He is also plagued by recurring back problems.
Marines and other military servicemen are outraged over the disrespectful way President Obama saluted two Marines as he disembarked from Chopper One in New York City on Tuesday.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is calling for the “vigorous prosecution” of Ferguson, MO. police officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Mike Brown.
Influential hip hop mogul Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs was instrumental in helping to bridge the gap between then-Senator Barack Obama and young black voters during the presidential race in 2008.
In an emotional video uploaded to social media yesterday, Mr. Combs requested the president’s presence in Ferguson, Mo.