OPM hit for mishandling data breach cleanup
The federal agency that had more than 21 million Americans' personal information stolen in a massive hack is once again in congressional cross-hairs -- this time for improperly doling out taxpayer dollars to protect those Americans after the data breach.
Republicans criticize construction of new embassy in London
Obama administration officials on Tuesday defended the innovative design of a $1 billion U.S. Embassy being built in London, saying it meets high security standards in a time of evolving terrorist threats against Americans abroad.
Why is Secret Service morale so low?
One of the most important secrets the Secret Service must uncover is how to improve the morale of its employees.
Oakland Tribune editorial: Secret Service is in dire need of effective reform
Given the current state of political division in our nation's capital, any matter must be painfully obvious for Republicans and Democrats to agree on it.
Who had the worst week in Washington? The Secret Service.
For the Secret Service, 2015 can’t end soon enough. Between high-profile security breaches and widespread concerns over how the agency tasked with protecting the president does its job, the year brought an unrelenting series of body blows.
Obama confident in Secret Service chief despite damaging report
President Obama “absolutely” retains confidence in Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy despite a new report claiming the agency faces a crisis over security lapses and staffing shortages, the White House said Thursday.
Staffing Crisis Threatens Secret Service Mission, House Report Says
The Secret Service is plagued by persistent security breaches and a staffing crisis “that poses perhaps the greatest threat” to the agency’s mission, according to a highly critical report released on Thursday by a House committee.
IRS: Won’t Use Phone-Tracking Technology Without Warrant
Internal Revenue Service criminal investigators will not continue to use cellphone-tracking technology without first seeking a warrant, the IRS commissioner told Congress in a letter made public Tuesday.
Secret Service Pressed on Latest White House Fence Jumper
Members of Congress are demanding to know more about how a man was able to jump the White House fence on Thanksgiving. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., plans to meet with Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy on Wednesday to find out why temporary improvements to the fence, including spikes on the top, did not prevent Joseph Caputo from scaling it on Nov. 26.