Trump picks acting Customs chief as Secret Service director
Apr 26, 2017, 08:43
Alles retired from military service in 2011, joining the Customs and Border Patrol in 2012.
Alles served in the Marine Corps for 35 years as a naval aviator, serving as an instructor at the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School - better known as Top Gun - over the course of his career. A man recently scaled a fence and roamed the White House grounds for almost 17 minutes before he was arrested. 2 Secret Service agents let go over White House fence jumper incident in March, agency says Secret Service limits sidewalk access south of White House Selecting an outsider would.
"I applaud Secretary Kelly's decision to appoint a Secret Service Director from outside the agency", House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said in a statement. Most recently, its budget has been stretched this year as it watches over a president who travels between several residences, in addition to protecting his immediate family, which oversees a worldwide business. Every head of the Secret Service since James Joseph Rowley, chief for presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon, was previously a member of the elite federal law enforcement agency."Imagine taking a guy from USDA and moving him over to be the commandant of the Marine Corps", Bill Pickle, a former deputy assistant director of the Secret Service, told Politico.
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Retired Maj. Gen. Randolph Alles, who led Miramar Marine Corps Air Station units in Iraq, is the choice to led the U.S. Clancy returned to his retirement in March, allowing President Donald Trump the opportunity to fill the post as he sees fit.
The position is directly appointed by the president, meaning Alles will not require Senate confirmation.
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