Skip to comments.Secret Service Agents in Obama’s Detail Sent Home from Netherlands After Night of Drinking
Posted on 03/25/2014 7:00:35 PM PDT by kristinn
Three Secret Service agents responsible for protecting President Obama in Amsterdam this week were sent home and put on administrative leave Sunday after going out for a night of drinking, according to three people familiar with the incident. One of them was found drunk and passed out in a hotel hallway, the people said.
The hotel staff alerted the U.S. Embassy in the Netherlands after finding the unconscious agent Sunday morning, a day before Obama arrived in the country, according to two of the people. The embassy then alerted Secret Service managers on the presidential trip, which included Secret Service Director Julia Pierson.
Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan confirmed Tuesday evening that the agency did send three employees home for disciplinary reasons and that they were put on administrative leave pending an investigation. Donovan declined to comment further.
According to two people familiar with the Amsterdam incident, the three individuals are all members of the Secret Services Counter Assault Team, known in the agency as CAT, and one was serving in a supervisory position.
The alleged behavior would violate new Secret Service rules adopted in the wake of a damaging scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, in April 2012, when a dozen Secret Service agents and officers had been drinking heavily and had brought prostitutes back to their hotel rooms prior to the presidents arrival for an economics summit.
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Maybe they should call it the “mixed drink assault team.”
They are the lucky ones. ;-)
If you had to guard that candy ass would you NOT drink? Best way to get out that detail, that’s for certain.
They know Satan has O’s back. No harm will come to the AntiChrist until Jesus returns...
Hell if I had to protect that Kenyan POS or the Wookie you can bet that will lead me to start drinking
I find that Bammy drive me to drink too.
What is it about protecting this president that drives men not only to drink, but to self destruct their careers?
I have to ask......I wonder how many of those agents are in the detail because of “affirmative action”.
I guess to work for an a-hole you have to be an a-hole...
Passed out in the hall? How does a guy like that even get INTO the Secret Service or hold on to his job, much less at that level?
In Amsterdam, I suspect they were ‘partaking’ in more than just alcohol.
You have to wonder what he saw or heard that would compel him to drink himself into oblivion... Now, he is scarred forever.
So reckless they were!
They should have stayed with the really innocent stuff:
Cruising around a big city, permitting themselves to be fellated in return for access to pricey freebase cocaine by older passive male homosexuals.
So now his entourage is down to 897?
This is strange. What is happening with the Secret Service under Dear Leader? This used to be an organization that commanded respect, or so I thought.
Excellent. That means his Highness’ entourage is down to, what?, 87, and we save a few bucks.
Our tax dollar at work
“In Amsterdam, I suspect they were partaking in more than just alcohol.”
Amsterdam is a nice city, with or without the hookers.
It was always my gateway from Memphis into Europe.
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