WASHINGTON: ‘ Lawmakers Propose Secret Service Changes in Light of Recent Events ‘

#AceNewsServices – WASHINGTON – October 09 – Key members of Congress are weighing dramatic changes to the embattled Secret Service, including moving it out of the Homeland Security Department and breaking up its mission.

' Changing Shape of the Secret Service '

‘ Changing Shape of the Secret Service ‘

The proposals come as lawmakers assess how to improve the agency after a series of scandals, including a White House break-in by a man with a knife last month.

The agency’s director, Julia Pierson, resigned amid the controversy, but lawmakers are promising they’ll continue their focus once Congress reconvenes after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.

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