New: Secret Service Boss resigns

  • Joseph Clancy, Director of the Secret Service has resigned following recent revelations about security failings by the organisation charged with protecting the U.S President. 
  • Security contractor, armed with a gun, and with three convictions for assault and battery was allowed on a lift with Obama in Atlanta in September. 
  • In 2011 bullets had been fired at WH without Secret Service noticing.
  • Also incident in September when an intruder with a knife got inside the President's residence.