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Lawmakers rebuke Secret Service chief over White House security lapse
Lawmakers rebuke Secret Service chief over White House security lapse

Angry lawmakers rebuked the Secret Service director Tuesday as new details emerged about the agency’s failure to stop a White House intruder, including that automatic locks were installed on the front door only after the breach. For a second straight day, new revelations undermined the initial Secret Service account about the man, later identified as Omar Gonzalez, who the agency had said was stopped just inside the entrance of what is supposedly one of the most secure buildings in the world. The door was unlocked. In fact, Gonzalez knocked back an agent trying to lock the door and the two wrestled through a hallway and into the East Room before another agent tackled Gonzalez and...

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