Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns.
Yesterday Pierson told Congress the recent White House intrusion was ‘unacceptable.’
This comes a day after her testimony before Congress on the White House security lapses.
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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned.
Joseph Clancy, who formerly served as special agent in charge of the Presidential Protective Division of the Secret Service, will be appointed as an interim acting director of the Secret Service.
Pierson has been under pressure since it came to light that a fence-jumper had made it further into the White House than previously reported. At a congressional hearing on Tuesday, she admitted that there had been mistakes in the execution of the agency’s “security plan.”