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Mon Apr 8, 2019, 04:12 PM

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"Secret Service officials have been caught by surprise with the news and are only finding out through CNN, according to the source.








Trump is removing US Secret Service director


By Jake Tapper, Evan Perez and Betsy Klein, CNN

Updated 2:45 PM ET, Mon April 8, 2019



Director of the US Secret Service Randolph Alles speaks during a press conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC on October 26, 2018 following the arrest of bombing suspect Cesar Sayoc in Florida. - The suspect has been charged with five federal crimes in connection with more than a dozen suspicious packages sent in a US mail bombing spree, Sessions said. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images)


(CNN)United States Secret Service director Randolph "Tex" Alles is being removed from his position, multiple administration officials tell CNN.
President Donald Trump instructed his acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, to fire Alles. Alles remains in his position as of now but has been asked to leave.

The USSS director was told two weeks ago there would be a transition in leadership and he was asked to stay on until there was a replacement, according to a source close to the director.

Secret Service officials have been caught by surprise with the news and are only finding out through CNN, according to the source.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said later Monday that Trump has picked James M. Murray, a career USSS official, to replace Alles.

Stephen Miller wants Trump to oust more senior leaders at Homeland Security


"United States Secret Service director Randolph 'Tex' Alles has done a great job at the agency over the last two years, and the President is thankful for his over 40 years of service to the country. Mr. Alles will be leaving shortly and President Trump has selected James M. Murray, a career member of the USSS, to take over as director beginning in May," she said.
A source familiar with the director said his ouster was not related to the recent scrutiny the Secret Service got after a Chinese woman illegally entered the President's Mar-a-Lago club carrying Chinese passports and a flash drive containing malware.
Just five days ago, Trump said he "could not be happier with Secret Service" following the Mar-a-Lago incident................................




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Mon Apr 8, 2019, 04:50 PM

1. President Miller sure has control over our fake president.

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Mon Apr 8, 2019, 05:40 PM

2. K&R

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Mon Apr 8, 2019, 07:04 PM

3. "If there were more assassination attempts on POTUS, maybe everybody would forget about Russia!"

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