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House votes to form task force to investigate shooting at Trump rally, recommend legislative fixes

Jul. 24, 2024 22:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to form a task force to investigate the security failures surrounding the assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump on July 13. The vote underscores the bipartisan outrage over the shooting at a campaign rally in Butler,...

House votes to form a bipartisan task force to investigate the assassination attempt against Donald Trump

Jul. 24, 2024 21:39 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — House votes to form a bipartisan task force to investigate the assassination attempt against Donald Trump.

Trump rally gunman looked online for information about Kennedy assassination, FBI director says

Jul. 24, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The gunman in the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump is believed to have done a Google search one week before the shooting of “How far away was Oswald from Kennedy?” FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday, revealing new details about a suspect he...

Secret Service director steps down after assassination attempt against ex-President Trump at rally

Jul. 23, 2024 17:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of the Secret Service resigned Tuesday in the aftermath of the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump that unleashed an outcry about how the agency failed in its core mission to protect current and former presidents. Kimberly Cheatle,...

Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle resigns after assassination attempt against former President Trump at rally

Jul. 23, 2024 10:30 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle resigns after assassination attempt against former President Trump at rally.

Secret Service director, grilled by lawmakers on the Trump assassination attempt, says 'we failed'

Jul. 22, 2024 16:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle said Monday that her agency failed in its mission to protect former President Donald Trump, as lawmakers of both major political parties demanded during a highly contentious congressional hearing that she resign over security failures...

Secret Service director says she apologized to Donald Trump during a phone call after his assassination attempt

Jul. 22, 2024 14:11 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service director says she apologized to Donald Trump during a phone call after his assassination attempt.

Homeland Security secretary names independent panel to review Trump assassination attempt

Jul. 21, 2024 22:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has appointed a bipartisan, independent panel to review this month's assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, officials said Sunday. The panel members will have “extensive law enforcement and...

The Secret Service acknowledges denying some past requests by Trump's campaign for tighter security

Jul. 21, 2024 14:43 PM EDT

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — The Secret Service has acknowledged it denied some requests by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign for increased security at his events in the years before the assassination attempt on him at a recent rally. In the immediate...

Secret Service chief noted a 'zero fail mission.' After Trump rally, she's facing calls to resign

Jul. 21, 2024 12:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Kimberly Cheatle led the Secret Service's operations to safeguard the American president and other dignitaries, she said she would talk to agents in training about the “awesome responsibility” of their job. “This agency and the Secret Service has a zero...