Secret Service

House Extend Protection For Past Presidents
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to give former presidents and their wives lifetime Secret Service protection, arguing that terrorist threats and the comparative youth of recent presidents make such a change necessary. The legislation, which now goes to the Senate, reverses a 1994 law th…
Senator Calls For Independent Secret Service Probe
WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran Republican lawmaker says it’s time for an inspector general’s investigation to find how widespread the problems at the Secret Service are. Sen. Chuck Grassley, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, says the nation needs to know whether…
Secret Service Say Bullet Hit White House
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says a bullet hit an exterior window of the White House and was stopped by ballistic glass. An additional round of ammunition was found on the White House exterior. The bullets were found Tuesday morning. A spokesman for the Secret Service, Edwin Donovan, …