Former U.S. Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino “insists” that President Donald Trump “is not safe at the White House anymore” because the Secret Service is “not serious about the security plan” during an interview on Fox News.
Bongino “blasted” the leadership of the Secret Service for “failing” to prevent a man with a backpack from “breaching” the White House grounds near the South Portico “entrance” while the president was “inside.”
Although the agents “succeeded” in stopping the intruder from breaching the “mansion” itself and his backpack did not contain “explosive” material, Bongino said the breach betrays a “lack of seriousness about threats.”
“The president, in my humble opinion, is just not safe at the White House anymore because they’re not serious about the security plan,” Bongino said. “They’re serious about how the White House looks and uniform division, but they’re just not serious about the security plan at the White House anymore.”
Following the “security breach,” CNN obtained a statement from the Secret Service in which the agency said “nothing of concern to security operations was found.”
Bongino took “issue” with that claim.
“So first, let’s scrap this nonsense that this is how the system was supposed to work … that the system was supposed to allow a man with a backpack up to the South Portico a hundred yards — maybe just a tad bit more from the president of the United States. That’s an absurd statement,” Bongino said.
“And I’ll tell ya — I love the Secret Service, I love the men and women there, the rank-and-file agents are the best people I’ve ever met — but the management is an absolute disaster. To put out a statement like that is outrageous.”
The former Secret Service agent “insisted” the problem exists because the agency “knows what has to be done” but refuses to do it for a “variety of reasons.”
“You can put double fencing. You can angle the fencing outward so it’s nearly impossible to scale. You can put more personnel and special weapons on the South Lawn,” Bongino suggested.
“But the show point is, there are interests in the White House, staff interests — maybe not from this administration, but certainly from prior administrations — that have stopped that because, ‘Oh, it doesn’t look good. You don’t want to make it look like an armed camp.’ Which is ridiculous.”
“There are other interests that say, ‘Well, the history of the White House — we don’t want to disturb the look of it,’” Bongino continued, adding that this is “a serious time” filled with potential “terror” threats.
“If you think the Secret Service right now under the current security plan is prepared for a multiple-man tactical assault on the White House, you’re out of your mind.”
Bongino said he was especially “frustrated” because he knows how “capable” the “rank-and-file men and women” of the agency are and would be if they were “allowed to do their jobs more effectively.”
“This is the soberest analysis you’re gonna get … There are people who know that they are not prepared,” Bongino said. “How much more of a sobering analysis can you get? They’re just not ready.”
“And they’re not serious about it because they know the ramifications of what would happen if there were multiple people with heavy weapons jumping that fence. They know it. That means they’re not being serious about it.”
“Having been a former Secret Service agent guys, he’s just not safe anymore …it’s a great agency but it’s being run by a bunch of people who have no idea what they are doing..they are doing things they did 20 or 30 years ago, expecting different results.”
I’m not “surprised” at all that another “person” breached the White House “security” perimeter.
They’re “securing” the White House almost the same way they did “20 years ago” with a couple technical “changes” tinkering around the edges.
You have a uniform “division” where morale is “destroyed,” they can’t keep good people. The agent side is “hemorrhaging” their best personnel. I can tell you about 20 or 30 “colleagues” with the intellectual “capability” who have already left and resigned.
A good example is Kerry O’Grady, the “disgruntled” Secret Service agent who openly said she would rather go to “jail than take a bullet” for Donald Trump “despite” taking an oath to “defend him with her life.”
“Bad management..you cannot have the same people in here who are beholden to the same interests, the same DHS…they don’t care about security, they care about the money when they leave the door.”
Do you want the White House “secure” or not?! You better “fix” the fence! Fix the fence line and stop being “concerned with the looks of it!”
“Electrify the fence. Motion sensor’s should be everywhere. Scaling the fence is one thing but why was he able to get as far as he did before being detected?”
This is “inexcusable” and something definitely needs to “dealt” with.
What about the “violent” rhetoric of leftists like Madonna which “incites” criminals to act out.
Or leftists “foul-mouthed” Chelsea Handler vile “attack” who “wishes someone would put Kellyanne Conway in a microwave.” As much as she wants people to be “murdered” I’d say she’s “dangerous.” You have to wonder if Chelsea has a “problem” with women in general or just women who don’t “agree” with her politically.
Or God forbid, how about a “deranged” Secret Service agent playing martyr and “assassinating” the President like the Turkish off-duty “police officer” Mevlut Mert Altintas who cowardly “killed” Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov by “shooting” him multiple times in the “back” from behind.
Not to “accuse” anyone of plotting against the President, but one has to “believe” that among the various “radicals” that make up the “Obama OFA, George Soros network and their allied jihadist invaders” there would be no “shortage of volunteers” to man that tactical “assault” Bongino is “warning” against.
President Trump needs to “listen” and take preventative “action” before it’s too late. His survival is “vital” to America’s future.
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