Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says even 11 days after an Army veteran jumped the fence and burst into the White House, she still hasn't concluded why officers and agents failed to follow security rules. Testifying on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Pierson...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says even 11 days after an Army veteran jumped the fence and burst into the White House, she still hasn't concluded why officers and agents failed to follow security rules. Testifying on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Pierson...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged to Congress that an Army veteran who jumped the White House fence and made his way into the executive mansion was a threat. Pierson said, "I think Mr. Gonzalez coming into the main floor mansion is a threat."...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged to Congress that an Army veteran who jumped the White House fence and made his way into the executive mansion was a threat. Pierson said, "I think Mr. Gonzalez coming into the main floor mansion is a threat."...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Massachusetts Democratic Congressman Stephen Lynch says he has very low confidence in Secret Service Director Julia Pierson's ability to protect the White House. Lynch says he wishes Pierson would protect the White House the way she is protecting her reputation...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department has awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities to foster innovation in college value and efficiency. The new competition is called "First in the World" and 500 schools applied. Applicants submitted proposals with plans in areas...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service director says at least two of her uniformed officers recognized a man just before he jumped the White House fence from an earlier troubling encounter with him. But she acknowledged that they never approached him that day or reported his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says officers and agents are allowed to use "lethal force" to stop someone from getting into the White House. Pierson was not clear about whether the Secret Service is authorized to shoot people trying to jump over the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says officers and agents are allowed to use "lethal force" to stop someone from getting into the White House. Pierson was not clear about whether the Secret Service is authorized to shoot people trying to jump over the...