2 Secret Service agents in South Korea face discipline after drunken altercation with cab driver: source
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Two U.S. Secret Service agents in South Korea had been despatched stateside forward of President Biden’s arrival following their involvement in an off-duty alcohol associated incident.
The two agents, whose identities haven’t been made public, are on their manner again to Washington, D.C. the place they’ll face disciplinary motion, a source acquainted with the matter instructed Fox News.
The agents weren’t assigned to the presidential workforce and had been in South Korea forward of the journey for logistical causes.
Both agents apparently grew to become intoxicated whereas not on responsibility. One of the agent then obtained into an altercation with a cab driver.
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In South Korea, officers ship mediators to the scene of low degree disputes after which decide if legal costs can be filed.
One of the agents was interviewed by authorities and no costs have been filed.
“The Secret Service is aware of an off-duty incident involving two employees which may constitute potential policy violations,” USSS chief spokesman Anthony Guglielmi instructed Fox News. “We have very strict protocols and policies for all employees and we hold ourselves to the highest professional standards.”
Guglielmi famous that each agent have been positioned on administrative depart and stated there was “no impact” on Biden’s journeys.
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“Given this is an active administrative personnel matter, we are not in a position to comment further at this time.”
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