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White House / Intruder / Security Scandal #1078303

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Kristen Welker) Concerns about the ability of the Secret Service to protect the First Family and the White House reviewed; video shown of Omar Gonzalez running toward the White House after jumping the fence; animation shown of Gonzalez’ passage through the Executive Mansion; details given about Secret Service director Julia Pierson†’s release of inaccurate information. [At Congressional hearing, PIERSON - accepts responsibility.] [Representatives Darrell ISSA†, Elijah CUMMINGS†, Jason CHAFFETZ†, Stephen LYNCH†- question Pierson.] [White House press secretary Josh EARNEST – says the president has confidence in the Secret Service.] A report that the Secret Service allowed an armed security contractor with a criminal record into an elevator with the President mentioned.

Williams, Brian;
Welker, Kristen

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