Secret Service Director To Leave Post In May
Headline Roundup April 9th, 2019
The White House confirms that Secret Service Director Randolph Alles will leave his post in May after media reports that he had been ousted.
United States Secret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles on Monday pushed back on reports he was fired by President Donald Trump.
"My departure from the U.S. Secret Service has been announced and is effective in May. No doubt you have seen media reports regarding my 'firing.' I assure you that this is not the case, and in fact was told weeks ago by the Administration that transitions in leadership should be expected across the Department of Homeland Security," he wrote in an email to employees, which was obtained by...
A day after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen abruptly resigned, the director of the Secret Service is out, too.
On Monday, the White House confirmed that Randolph “Tex” Alles, whom President Donald Trump appointed as director of the Secret Service in April 2017, would be leaving his post, after multiple media outlets reported that he had been ousted. The announcement comes amid a broader shake-up at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and follows the arrest of a Chinese woman who allegedly breached security at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort carrying multiple...
US President Donald Trump has reportedly fired the director of the US Secret Service.
Randolph Alles is one of several Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials being ousted on Monday, says the BBC's US affiliate, CBS News.
Mr Alles' departure comes a day after DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen tendered her resignation under pressure over the situation at the US-Mexico border.
Dozens of top officials have exited the Trump administration since 2017.
The White House confirmed Mr Alles would go, but did not say whether Mr Trump fired him.