Julia Pierson

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A member of the Secret Service’s Uniformed Division sits in his car on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House  in Washington D.C. A device, believed to be a small aerial drone, was found on the grounds of the White House. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images.

A device, suspected to be an unmanned aerial drone, has been found on the White House grounds. US president Barack Obama and the first lady were in In(...)

A uniformed member of the Secret Service stands guard at the White House. Photograph: Doug Mills/ The New York Times

A man jumped the White House fence last night and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said.“Dogs go(...)

Julia Pierson prepares to testify before a White House committee last month. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Did Julia Pierson get pushed off the glass cliff? Writing in the New Republic, Bryce Covert suggests that Pierson’s sex – she was the first woman to r(...)

Julia Pierson: resigned as US secret service director  following a series of major security breaches around President Barack Obama. Photograph:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The latest revelation exposing another security breach on the US secret service’s watch – that a private contractor armed with a gun accompanied Presi(...)

US Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, the first woman to lead the agency, has resigned. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned following a number of security lapses at the White House. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnso(...)