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White House defends Secret Service director amid new agency scandal
White House defends Secret Service director amid new agency scandal

The White House maintained Thursday that it had confidence in the new Secret Service director following allegations of two top agents driving into a security barrier on White House grounds after a night out drinking, the latest scandal to befall the storied protection service. The agency said the men were reassigned and an investigation was being conducted, but the accusations renewed questions about how fit the Secret Service is to protect the first family and how much bad behavior the Obamas are willing to tolerate from their bodyguards. In addition to driving a government vehicle under the influence of alcohol, the two agents may have driven through an active bomb investigation...

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