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Secret Service Escort Says US Agents ‘Showed No Respect’

Secret Service Escort Says US Agents ‘Showed No Respect’ABC News(NEW YORK) -- One of the Colombian escorts at the center of the Secret Service scandal emerged from hiding Friday, recounting in detail her night in Cartagena with a member of President Obama's protective detail, saying she fears for her safety...

Women in Secret Service Scandal Not Tied to Terrorism, Cartels

Women in Secret Service Scandal Not Tied to Terrorism, CartelsUSSS(WASHINGTON) -- Investigators have found that nine of the Colombian women who were drinking and partying with Secret Service personnel last month in Colombia were paid for their services, Congressional sources tell ABC News.  The Secret Servic...

Women in Secret Service Scandal Not Tied to Terrorism, Cartels

Women in Secret Service Scandal Not Tied to Terrorism, CartelsUSSS(WASHINGTON) -- Investigators have found that nine of the Colombian women who were drinking and partying with Secret Service personnel last month in Colombia were paid for their services, Congressional sources tell ABC News.  The Secret Servic...

DHS Steps Up Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Oversight

DHS Steps Up Secret Service Prostitution Scandal OversightHemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security's independent watchdog agency has stepped up its oversight of the Secret Service's investigation into the Colombia prostitution scandal. A DHS official emailed ABC News Monday on beha...

Scandal Brings New Secret Service Rules

Scandal Brings New Secret Service RulesHemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- No more exotic strip clubs and nights of heavy drinking for Secret Service personnel on foreign trips. And inviting foreign nationals back to the hotel room is now definitely off-limits. In the wake of a scandal involvi...

Report: Secret Service Agents Partied with Strippers, Hookers in El Salvador

Report: Secret Service Agents Partied with Strippers, Hookers in El SalvadorHemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A group of Secret Service agents allegedly visited a strip club and paid for sexual favors during an advance trip to El Salvador just days before President Obama's official visit there in March 2011, an unnamed source tol...

McCain Calls Secret Service Scandal Briefing ‘Waste of Time’

McCain Calls Secret Service Scandal Briefing ‘Waste of Time’Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- After a private briefing on the status of the Pentagon investigation into the Secret Service prostitution scandal, the two top lawmakers on the Senate Armed Services committee expressed disappointment over the sl...

Are the Secret Service Getting Special Treatment in Prostitution Scandal Investigation?

Are the Secret Service Getting Special Treatment in Prostitution Scandal Investigation?Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Secret Service is investigating itself in the Colombia prostitution scandal, rather than turn the probe over to the independent Inspector General who typically looks into allegations of misconduct by Department...

President Obama is ‘Angry’ About Secret Service Scandal, Carney Says

President Obama is ‘Angry’ About Secret Service Scandal, Carney SaysSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Now that the allegations against the dozen U.S. Secret Service agents and officers have been investigated and proven accurate, President Obama is “angry,” White House press secretary Jay Carney told...

Obama Says ‘Knuckleheads’ Shouldn’t Diminish Secret Service

Obama Says ‘Knuckleheads’ Shouldn’t Diminish Secret ServiceKevin Winter/NBCUniversal/Getty Images(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) -- The actions of the “knuckleheads” accused of misconduct in the Secret Service scandal should not diminish the importance of the agency’s work, President Obama said Tuesday.&...

More Secret Service Agents Fall in Colombia Scandal

More Secret Service Agents Fall in Colombia ScandalHemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Secret Service will announce Tuesday night that two more agents are resigning under pressure as a result of the Cartagena, Colombia, prostitute scandal, and that the process has begun for a third employee to leave, ...

Secret Service Scandal: Soldier Is Latest Military Member Under Investigation

Secret Service Scandal: Soldier Is Latest Military Member Under InvestigationOlivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The 12th military service member under investigation for links to the the prostitution scandal in Colombia is an Army soldier working for the White House Communications Agency (WHCA), Defense Department...

Calls for More Women in Secret Service Amid Prostitution Scandal

Calls for More Women in Secret Service Amid Prostitution ScandalJoe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Washington has begun asking if the Secret Service needs more women in the organization in the wake of the prostitution scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, that has led to six agents being fired or resigning.The call c...

More Secret Service Firings Likely, Former Director Denies Cultural Issue

More Secret Service Firings Likely, Former Director Denies Cultural IssueMandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A former director of the Secret Service says events of the caliber of the Colombian prostitution incident didn’t occur during his tenure at the agency.“I don’t believe in the past these types ...

More Secret Service Resignations Amid Colombia Scandal

More Secret Service Resignations Amid Colombia ScandalMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Three additional Secret Service agents involved in the Colombian prostitution scandal have resigned, ABC News has learned.The identities of two supervisors who lost their jobs were reported on Thursday, and a...

Secret Service Agents in Colombian Sex Scandal Identified

Secret Service Agents in Colombian Sex Scandal IdentifiedJoe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Two Secret Service supervisors being pushed out of the agency amid a sex scandal surrounding a presidential trip to Colombia have been identified by U.S. media outlets.David Randall Chaney, 48, a supervisor in the...

Palin Rips Former Secret Service Member Who ‘Checked Her Out’

Palin Rips Former Secret Service Member Who ‘Checked Her Out’Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Sarah Palin responded angrily to reports that one of the Secret Service members allegedly involved in the Colombia prostitution scandal was "checking her out" while assigned to protect Palin during the 2008 nationa...

Harry Reid: Secret Service Scandal Suggests ‘Stupidity’

Harry Reid: Secret Service Scandal Suggests ‘Stupidity’Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Asked in the wake of the Secret Service scandal if Congress should be more involved in reforming the culture of the U.S. Secret Service, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., declared Thursday that lawmakers j...

Gingrich Urged to End Secret Service Detail at Taxpayer Expense

Gingrich Urged to End Secret Service Detail at Taxpayer ExpenseAFP/Getty Images(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- A tax activist group has urged Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich to suspend his Secret Service protection to save taxpayer dollars.“For a guy who for all intents and purpose, and isn’t doin...

Gingrich Urged to End Secret Service Detail at Taxpayer Expense

Gingrich Urged to End Secret Service Detail at Taxpayer ExpenseAFP/Getty Images(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- A tax activist group has urged Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich to suspend his Secret Service protection to save taxpayer dollars.“For a guy who for all intents and purpose, and isn’t doin...
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