Friday, October 3, 2014

The Real Reason Why U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigned

EXCLUSIVE: Ousted Secret Service Chief Was 'Sandbagged' By 'P***ed Off Agents Who Had Had Enough' Of Her And Thought She 'Was A Joke From Day One' -- Daily Mail

* A former Secret Service agent told MailOnline that rank-and-file thought Julia Pierson 'was a joke from Day One'
* Pierson enraged the rank-and-file when she reduced security measures during the US-Africa Leaders Summit so traffic wouldn't be affected
* Secret Service supervisor said 'she doesn't know anything about security planning in a post-9/11 world'
* Another said she discussed making the elite corps that guards the president and his family 'more like Disney World' and 'more friendly'
* She shrunk the White House's countersurveillance force and reduced numbers of uniformed agents who guard the mansion's perimeter
* 'Cutting down the size of the White House perimeter detail was a morale-killer and I think it came back to bite her,' he said

A recently retired Secret Service agent told MailOnline on Thursday that former director Julia Pierson's resignation will be welcomed by the agency's rank-and-file because 'people in the service thought she was a joke from Day One.'

He attributed her swift fall from grace to a cadre of 'p***ed off agents who had had enough' of feeling disrespected by the service's first female director.

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My Comment:  When there is smoke .... there is fire. And what I find remarkable about all of these disclosures is that I suspect that this is just the tip of the iceberg.

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