Get unlimited digital access to $0.99 for 4 weeks.


U.S. Secret Service
Secret Service remains top-notch
Secret Service remains top-notch

It is unfortunate that the recent behavior of some Secret Service agents has over-shadowed the agency's reputation for protecting the president and vice president, former presidents, U.S. Supreme Court justices, cabinet members and their families. These agents put their lives on the lines every day when on duty and for that, we Americans should be grateful and I believe we are. Many have been killed doing their jobs. I have found Secret Service agents to be totally professional in my dealings with them. During my career on Capitol Hill, I was moved to the side to allow foreign dignitaries through the door ahead of me on several occasions. When then Vice President George H.W. Bush...