Protesters who were assaulted after disrupting a speech by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in New York City said on Friday they believed Erdogan’s bodyguards were among those who beat them.
The White House was temporarily placed on lockdown Monday after someone threw a yoga mat and sign over the building’s fence.
The Secret Service has offered to “fast-track” disability retirement for able-bodied agents and other employees in return for dropping complaints or disputes, according to an agent who filed a whistleblower-retaliation complaint and several Department of Homeland Security sources.
Four military members assigned to the White House Communications Agency who were in Panama last week helping prepare for Vice President Pence’s trip to that nation were sent back to Washington and removed from their White House details for “confirmed curfew violations,” according to the White House Military Office.
The Secret Service is leaving its office in Trump Tower and has moved into a trailer outside of the building.
The senior Secret Service agent who said she did not want to take “a bullet” for President Trump did not suffer several disciplinary actions imposed on other agents and officers for allegations of similarly serious or lesser misconduct, according to multiple sources from the Secret Service community and attorneys specializing in federal law enforcement labor and employment law.
The Secret Service said Monday that it does not have any audio or transcripts of tapes recorded inside the White House since President Donald Trump was inaugurated.
Kathy Griffin has apologized for a picture of her holding a mock President Donald Trump head covered in blood in a recent photo shoot.
The State Department, Secret Service, and D.C. Police are all investigating the attack by Turkish personnel against protesters which took place on American soil last week, a State Department official said on Monday.