New Secret Service director to be named

New Secret Service director to be named

President Donald Trump is expected to tap another former US general for his administration, and again it's a Marine Corps general with ties to San Diego.

In January, he became acting deputy commissioner of the entire Customs and Border Protection agency, a job that is considered the same as chief operating officer. "Prior to that, Mr. Alles led CBP's air and marine operations", the statement said.

Alles served in the Marines for 35 years, before retiring as a major general in 2011.

In the incident, a California man scaled a series of fences on the White House grounds and lingered there for 17 minutes before being apprehended. A group of former senior government officials that reviewed the Secret Service in 2014 found that it was an "insular agency" in need of an outsider to lead it.

Tesla Expanding Supercharger Network To Handle Model 3 Influx
Today, Tesla updated the goal for the Supercharger network to 10,000 and reiterated the quadrupling of Destination chargers. Tesla , which first started the Supercharger network in 2012, has built over 5,400 Superchargers, claims the automaker.

The appointment comes as the Secret Service has faced criticism over a breach at the White House complex.

The Secret Service has asked for $60 million in additional funding for next year, almost half of it to protect the Trump family's private home in NY, according to internal agency documents that The Washington Post reviewed. "I look forward to working with General Alles in continuing to implement recommendations put forth in our bipartisan Committee report". Alles will take over for Secret Service Deputy Director William Callahan, who stepped up after former Director Joseph Clancy retired in March.

A retired Marine Corps two-star general will be the next director of the United States Secret Service, the White House announced Tuesday. Clancy returned to his retirement in March, allowing President Donald Trump the opportunity to fill the post as he sees fit.

The position of Secret Service director is filled by presidential appointment and does not require confirmation by the Senate.

Related Articles

  • Yasir Shah leads Pakistan to victory over West Indies

    Yasir Shah leads Pakistan to victory over West Indies

    "Pray for Younis Khan and for Pakistan that we can win a Test series for the very first time in West Indies". Younis will retire from Test cricket after the three-match series against West Indies .

    BSNL launches new plans

    Notably, the bundled calls are limited only to the home circle, so charges will be levied for STD calls under this plan . These new plans include the Rs 349 "Dhil Khol Ke Bol", Rs 333 "Triple Ace" and Rs 395 "Nehle per Dehla" plans .
    Chris Pratt tells Men's Fitness why he likes doing stunts

    Chris Pratt tells Men's Fitness why he likes doing stunts

    Dave Bautista: "All we really have to do is say, you guys been waiting, here it is, man". There's more of everything. "There's more jokes, more drama, more laughs, more action".
  • Schmeichel smoulders after Leicester hit by Atletico penalty

    Schmeichel smoulders after Leicester hit by Atletico penalty

    But City were furious as Foxes skipper and keeper Kasper Schmeichel protested at half-time and Shakespeare after full time. He added: "I've seen enough throughout the squad, through working with them". "We knew we were walking a tight rope.
    Girl students join protests

    Girl students join protests

    Students begun pelting stones on police and in retaliation forces fired teargas and sound shells to quell the protesting students. Students wanted to protest against the atrocities inflicted on them allegedly by police during the recent unrest in the Valley.
    NASA spacecraft photographs Earth from 870 million miles away

    NASA spacecraft photographs Earth from 870 million miles away

    NASA said the Cassini mission to Saturn is "one of the most ambitious efforts in planetary space exploration ever mounted". During its many years in space, the Cassini has sent back some spectacular photos, most recently a picture of Earth.
  • Nasdaq breaks 6000 mark for first time as Dow powers on

    Nasdaq breaks 6000 mark for first time as Dow powers on

    Biogen reported solid earnings for 2017's first quarter, with the help of a new drug that combats a rare infant disease. About 10 minutes into trading, the Nasdaq Composite Index was at 6,008.62, up 0.4 per cent over Monday's record close.
    President To Order Review Of National Monuments

    President To Order Review Of National Monuments

    The order could lead to the reshaping of roughly 30 national monuments that were designated by Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Lands such as the Grand Staircase, Organ Mountains, and Bears Ears are among the most spectacular and are cherished by millions.
    Asia Briefs: KL to pay Abu Dhabi $1.7b for 1MDB's debt

    Asia Briefs: KL to pay Abu Dhabi $1.7b for 1MDB's debt

    Following Monday's settlement, 1MDB said it will meet the obligations through liquidation of investment fund units. Najib has denied any wrongdoing, but the scandal sparked a mass rally in November against his government.
  • Amid Oppisition protest, Kerala Minister MM Mani says 'didn't insult women'

    Amid Oppisition protest, Kerala Minister MM Mani says 'didn't insult women'

    The Minister also said that the news about Pembilai Orumai's protest was false. "I can not speak like a scholar. State BJP leader Sobha Surendran said the Chief Minister should ask for Mani's immediate resignation.

    Saints, Adrian Peterson Close To Reaching Terms On Contract

    In 2016, Peterson was hampered by injuries that limited him to just three games where he amassed only 72 yards on 37 carries. According to the Times Picayune , Peterson visited with the Saints two weeks ago, but he ended up leaving without a deal.
    Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days

    Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days

    After receiving the drug, patients must be on a ventilator or they will suffocate because their diaphragm can not move. Photos and video showed Griffen strapped to a cot, appearing to mimic a death row inmate on a gurney.