Secret Service Director Says Latest Scandal Is His ‘First Test’

March 18, 2015 12:01 PM

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MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy told members of the House Appropriations Committee Tuesday that a recent car accident involving two allegedly inebriated agents is his “first test” as he tries to chart a new course for the service.

Clancy also expressed concern that he learned about the allegations five days after initial reports that Mark Connolly and George Ogilvie crashed into the White House grounds. Both have since been reassigned pending a further investigation.

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