What's Wrong With The Secret Service?

Carol Leonnig has been looking into the critical decisions made after 9/11 that led to a decline in the Secret Service (here's her Washington Post piece) during both the Barack Obama and George W. Bush presidencies. When she joined me on KTRS, we discussed how the agency's mandate was increased while its budget was shrunk, the impact of hundreds of agents taking early retirement, the lack of oversight by Congress, and why so many agents have complained about the way the Secret Service has been run in the last decade.

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