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Topic - Julia Pierson
The latest embarrassing episode involving a drunken Secret Service agent overseas for a presidential trip was an isolated incident, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said Tuesday.
The White House Wednesday dodged questions about whether President Obama was trying to send a pointed message by appointing the first woman ever to head the Secret Service, an agency still struggling to recover from a high-profile sex scandal.
President Obama on Tuesday appointed the first woman ever to head the Secret Service, an agency still struggling to recover from a high-profile sex scandal.
In her written statement, Pierson told lawmakers she has "made clear to the entire workforce that I will not tolerate unprofessional behavior or misconduct at any level - both on and off duty."
"This is isolated incidents of misconduct and we are working to correct that every day," Pierson told reporters after the meeting.