NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014
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(White House: Kristen Welker) The resignation of Secret Service director Julia Pierson over the security breach at the White House featured; scenes shown from yesterday's hearings; details given about the revelation that President Obama rode an elevator with an armed security contractor with a criminal history; statement from Pierson quoted. [White House press secretary Josh EARNEST- says the president and the secretary concluded that new leadership was required.] [At yesterday’s hearing, Representative Darrell ISSA – questions Pierson.] [Representatives Elijah CUMMINGS, Jason CHAFFETZ, former Secret Service agent Dan BONGINO- comment on Pierson’s departure and the appointment of Joseph Clancy as interim director.] The series of embarrassments for the Secret Service reviewed.